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2014-09-14 23:01:12

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Proton Therapy Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Globally the penetration of proton therapy centers is highest in North America, mainly in the US, followed by Europe and Asia. The US retains the highest number of proton therapy centers and many are in development phase or under construction. Proton therapy technology has also made inroads in different...

2014-03-31 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. proton community, consisting of 14 operating centers across the country as well as those currently in development, today released a model insurance coverage policy for treating patients with proton beam therapy. The policy, endorsed by the Proton Therapy Consortium, and the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group-North America (PTCOG-NA), identifies types of cancers and other diseases for which proton therapy is appropriate...

2014-02-27 23:32:09

New treatment center is first of its kind in the nation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 This month, brain tumor patient Charlie North became the first patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to undergo proton beam therapy, a type of radiation that holds great promise for pediatric patients. In late November of last year, Julia and Jake North of Paris, Ill., had their lives turned upside down when they received news that Charlie, the oldest of their 6-year-old triplets, had a...

2014-02-19 23:02:35

This is the developer’s first of four cutting-edge proton therapy centers to open. San Diego (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Advanced Particle Therapy, LLC. (APT) celebrated the grand opening of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, Calif. today. The $220 million, state-of-the-art facility has already begun treating cancer patients with the most advanced form of radiation therapy available – proton therapy. Proton therapy uses accelerated particles (protons) to precisely treat...

2014-01-22 12:27:05

Over 250 Attendees Will Join Researchers, Clinicians and Administrators to Discuss Advantages of Proton Therapy, Developing New Centers and More WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proton therapy experts from across America will gather at the second annual National Proton Conference, March 31-April 3, 2014, in Washington, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Pentagon City to discuss the benefits of proton therapy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/DC58665LOGO)...

2013-01-15 23:00:03

Dr. McMullen serves as the Medical Director and a Radiation Oncologist for Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, Indiana Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 The Pediatric Proton Foundation today announced that Dr. Kevin McMullen was appointed to the Board of Directors effective January 2, 2013. This appointment will bring the total number of board members to eight until the Foundation´s next Annual Meeting to be held in conjunction with the...

2012-10-22 04:01:48

Proton community leaders focus on Improving Cancer Outcomes with Proton Therapy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 – In response to the growing demand for leading-edge cancer treatment and recent investments in new clinical facilities, the National Association for Proton Therapy announces its first annual plenary conference. Co-sponsored by the Proton Therapy Consortium, the National Proton Conference: Improving Cancer Outcomes with Proton Therapy (npc2013.com) takes place...

2012-09-19 23:02:58

Brain cancer continues to be the main tumor target for proton therapy - an advanced form of radiation treatment according to the National Association for Proton Therapy and the Pediatric Proton Foundation. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 A total of 613 children and adolescents were treated at the nation's nine proton therapy centers in 2011, amounting to a 32 percent increase over 2010 cases, according to a new survey, presented recently at the Children's Oncology Group (COG)...


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