Tag : Radiation therapist


Web Review: Interview of Dr. Simone : proton therapy for lung cancer

Charles Simone, MD, chief of thoracic service in the department of radiation oncology at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center at Penn Medicine was interviewed on CBS 3 to discuss proton therapy for lung cancer. Learn how protons are changing the way lung cancer is treated. Lung cancer is the 2nd most common cancer and the number one killer of men and women in North America. It counts for more deaths that breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. Lung cancer can be treated with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, but targeting that radiation is a critical aspect to a successful outcome.... Full article

ProCure Training Centers

An inclined-beam treatment room at the ProCure Training and Development Center
Growth in Proton Therapy Increases Demand for Well-Trained Staff Since opening in 2008, the ProCure Training and Development Center (TDC) in Bloomington, Indiana, has prepared more than 100 health care professionals employed by ProCure Treatments Centers, Inc., to work in the burgeoning field of proton therapy. Demand for well-educated professional staff is high, because of the growing number of centers offering this... Full article