Proton Therapy

Proton therapy, or proton beam therapy, is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. At a high energy, the positively charged particles can destroy cancer cells.

News | April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems announced an agreement with Chiyoda Technol Corp. for the exclusive...

Technology | March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014 — ProTom International Inc has received 510(k) clearance for its Radiance 330...

Hitachi Probeat-RT Proton Beam Therapy System Radiation Therapy
News | March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 — Hokkaido University and Hitachi Ltd. completed construction of facilities incorporating the Probeat...

Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy Mevion S250
Feature | March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems delivered its Mevion S250...

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Feature | March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 — Research and Markets have announced the addition of the "US Proton Therapy Outlook 2017."?...

Radiation Therapy Proton Therapy

Brookhaven Lab accelerator physicist Stephen Peggs with magnet technology that could reduce the size of particle accelerators needed to steer heavy ion beams and deliver cell-killing energy to precisely targeted tumors while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.

Feature | March 07, 2014

March 7, 2014 — Accelerator physicists are natural-born problem solvers, finding ever more powerful ways to generate...

First Pediatric Patient Treated on Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System
Feature | February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 — A 6-year-old with a highly malignant medulloblastoma brain tumor is the first pediatric patient...

Scripps Proton Therapy Radiation Varian Medical Systems Pencil Beam Scanning
Feature | February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 — Until recently, cancer patients looking for a precise form of proton...

Proton Therapy Radiation X-Ray Liver Metastases
News | February 06, 2014
February 6, 2014 — Initial results from a research ...
ProTom International Radiance 330 Proton System Radiation Therapy

Physicist measures Radiance 330 proton beam characteristics.

Feature | February 03, 2014
February 3, 2014 — Initial acceptance test results of ProTom International Inc.'s Radiance 330...
ProTom International, Inc. Radiance 330 Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy

Physicist measures Radiance 330 proton beam characteristics

Feature | January 22, 2014
January 22, 2014 — Physicists at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center (MPTC) in Flint, Michigan conducted clinical testing...
Provision Center for Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy
Feature | January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014 — Three prostate cancer patients were among the first to receive treatment at the Provision Center for...
Varian ProBeam proton therapy system
Technology | January 17, 2014
January 17, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Varian Medical Systems’ updated ProBeam...
raysearch raystation proton radiation therapy treatment planning systems procure
News | December 30, 2013
December 30, 2013 — RaySearch Laboratories AB received two orders for its RayStation treatment planning system from the...
proton therapy radiation therapy mevion s250
Feature | December 24, 2013
December 24, 2013 — A patient with a rare type of cancer (chondrosarcoma) at the base of the skull has become the first...
News | December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013 — American Shared Hospital Services, a provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced...
News | October 02, 2013

October 2, 2013 — Proton therapy is the...

Choosing Wisely ASTRO 2013 Radiation Therapy
Feature | September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released its list of five radiation...

Feature | September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 — When used to treat pediatric patients with intracranial malignant tumors,...