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Mar 28, 2017 | Proton News
As more and more proton centers come online, the need for training remains high. In response to the increased demands for continued education, Varian developed a hands-on course using the Eclipse™ Treatment Planning System for Proton Therapy. Read more >
Feb 28, 2017 | Proton News - Bill Hansen
Today there are 60 operating proton centers around the world, but that number will more than double by 2021. As the number of proton centers grow, so do the number of interest stories about patients that have received this cancer fighting therapy. This week on Emmerdale, a popular soap opera in the UK, a similar storyline is playing out on TV. Read more >
Feb 14, 2017 | Professor Ricky Sharma, MA, FRCP, FRCR, PhD
Recent advancements in radiobiology research have revealed new opportunities for Proton Therapy. The application of radiobiology should allow us to further improve the therapeutic index for patients with cancer by maximising effectiveness of proton therapy whilst minimising side effects to normal tissues. Read more >
Jan 24, 2017 | Ken Khouri, Director of Information Security
Healthcare organizations fight every day to save their patients’ lives. Protecting patient information is a different kind of fight. At Varian, we're working to develop software solutions that help make this data more secure so healthcare organizations can continue to focus on fighting cancer. Read more >
Dec 13, 2016 | Dr. William F. Regine, FACRO, FACR
The Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) is off to a great start since opening in February of 2016. Learn from Dr. William Regine how MPTC built a foundation for success by developing relationships with local health systems and payers. Read more >
Nov 29, 2016 | Research Q&A, Dr. Hoogeman
HollandPTC will be the first proton center in the Netherlands once it opens in 2017. In this Q&A, Dr. Mischa Hoogeman describes the advances in proton therapy that will be offered at HollandPTC, including adaptive and image-guided techniques to improve efficacy. Read more >