How does proton therapy treat prostate cancer?
What should you know about how proton therapy works and about how it treats prostate cancer? (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 10, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Construction Begins on the Texas Center for Proton Therapy with Dedication to Cancer Survivors
Advanced treatment facility to include 220-ton cyclotron and unique ‘HOPE Wall’ to encourage and inspire patients (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - May 15, 2013 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Arrival Of Next-Generation Proton Therapy Tool Increases Precision, Expands Types Of Tumors That Can Be Treated At Illinois Center
Pencil beam scanning boosts accuracy, further minimizes radiation delivered to healthy tissue One of the most precise tools in the fight against cancer is now available to patients in the Midwest. The CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center announced the installation of pencil beam scanning, which delivers a more precise dose of proton therapy to further minimize exposure of healthy tissue to radiation and allow radiation oncologists to better treat more complex tumors... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine Source Type: news

Experts discuss proton therapy's potential for breast cancer
Proton therapy is currently used to treat brain, spine, and prostate cancers, (more) (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 27, 2013 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prostate cancer patients pleased with QOL after proton therapy
More than 90% of prostate cancer patients who received proton therapy said (more) (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2013 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Proton Therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center Show Excellent Quality of Life
New Breakthrough Report Reaffirms Proton Therapy Efficacy; Post-Treatment Quality of Life on Par with Men Never Afflicted by Cancer LOMA LINDA, Calif.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--A staggering 99 percent of prostate cancer patients treated w... Devices, OncologyLoma Linda University Medical Center, proton therapy, radiotherapy, proton beam (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 13, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers Gather To Discuss Therapy Alternative For Breast Cancer
Proton therapy evaluated as a treatment option � Radiation oncologists from some of the country's leading cancer centers will meet in Phoenix later this week to discuss the appropriate use of �proton beam therapy in the treatment of breast cancer. Proton therapy is a highly precise form of radiation currently being used to treat a number of cancers and non-cancerous tumors... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Researchers Gather To Discuss Therapy Alternative For Breast Cancer
Proton therapy evaluated as a treatment option Radiation oncologists from some of the country's leading cancer centers will meet in Phoenix later this week to discuss the appropriate use of �proton beam therapy in the treatment of breast cancer. Proton therapy is a highly precise form of radiation currently being used to treat a number of cancers and non-cancerous tumors... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Westchester County Man Fights Rare Cancer with Proton Therapy
ProCure N.J. Patient Shares Testimonial to Encourage Patient Empowered Care SOMERSET, N.J.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--After months of sinus discomfort, Noel Pagan finally visited an ear, nose and throat specialist that he passed on his da... Devices, OncologyProCure Treatment Centers, proton therapy, proton beam, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 5, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nanoparticles enhance proton therapy
Proton therapy combined with metallic nanoparticles provides a significant increase in complete tumour regression compared with protons alone. (Source: Nanotechweb.org News)
Source: Nanotechweb.org News - January 31, 2013 Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Overhyped for Prostate Cancer?Proton Therapy Overhyped for Prostate Cancer?
New studies find that costly proton radiation therapy has no benefit over standard IMRT, so why are some urologists still singing its praises? Dr. Gerald Chodak discusses the issues. Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Indian hospital chain to set up proton therapy centre to advance radiation therapy
Apollo Hospitals, a healthcare provider in India, is planning to set up a proton therapy centre to advance radiation therapy for cancer patients in the country. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - January 22, 2013 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

IBA set to bring proton therapy center to India
Radiopharmaceutical provider Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has inked a deal to (more) (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2013 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Apollo inks pact with IBA to establish proton therapy center
Proton therapy is increasingly considered one of the most advanced and targeted cancer treatment due to its superior dose distribution and fewer side effects. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulsed lasers could make proton therapy more accessible
System could also be used to study ultrafast chemistry (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - January 17, 2013 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Red Frog Events commits $25 million to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for world's first proton therapy center solely for children
Red Frog Events, a fundraising partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has committed to raising $25 million towards the opening of the "St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center" on the hospital's campus in Memphis. (Source: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)
Source: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - January 17, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Chinese hospital network acquires ownership interest in US proton treatment centre
Concord Medical Services (CCM), which operates a large network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centres in China, has closed the acquisition of 19.98% of indirect ownership of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Cen… (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - January 8, 2013 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news