ProTom International to Install ThreeRoom Proton Therapy System in China

first_img Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.? News | Proton Therapy | October 24, 2017 ProTom International to Install Three-Room Proton Therapy System in China Radiance 330 will be part of first proton therapy center in China’s Hainan Province News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center?unveiled plans to expand its?Proton Therapy Center?during a… read more October 24, 2017 —?ProTom International Holding Co. announced that it has signed a contract for the purchase and installation of a proton therapy system at the Boao Evergrande International Hospital in China’s Hainan Province. ProTom will equip the hospital with its Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System three-room configuration, including two gantry-rooms and one fixed-beam room.Using Fidelity Beam Scanning, Radiance 330 delivers proton therapy treatment with the precision of pencil-beam scanning and the power of integrated imaging. The system’s compact and modular design has the smallest synchrotron footprint on the market, according to ProTom, making it fully adaptable and customizable. The novel design of Radiance 330’s synchrotron also enables the radiation therapy system to produce fewer neutrons and to run more efficiently, generating less heat and electricity than other proton beam therapy systems, the company claims.Boao Evergrande International Hospital, scheduled to open in 2018, is located within the Hainan Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism?Pilot?Zone.?The hospital will focus on cancer treatment and prevention and will leverage the zone’s unique policies to bring advanced tumor treatment therapy, equipment, technology, and talent to China.The Chinese Central Government has given approval for the Boao Evergrande International Hospital to establish a proton therapy center.? Scheduled to open in late 2019, the proton therapy center will be the first in Hainan Province.It is anticipated that more than 2,000 patients each year will be treated with cutting-edge proton therapy treatment at Boao Evergrande International Hospital’s proton therapy center.For more information: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Related Content News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read more News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). 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