Radiation Therapy

which beams are suitable for radiation therapy?

?which beams are suitable for radiation therapy  Radiation therapy is performed in two ways: internal radiation therapy and external radiation therapy. In internal radiation therapy, the source of the radiation…

What is proton/ion therapy?

?What is proton/ion therapy Proton/ion therapy is a type of radiation therapy that uses proton/ion beams instead of photon (X-rays). In general, the sum of protons and ions is also…

how does proton therapy treat?

?How Does Proton Therapy Treat Proton/ion therapy uses positively charged particles that originate from nucleus of light atoms and, by irradiating to the patient’s body and deposit their maximum dose…

Conventional radiation therapy (using photon beam)

(Conventional radiation therapy (using photon beam In conventional radiation therapy, photon beam is typically used for treatment. Photons are beams of electromagnetic radiation (just like visible light or radio waves…

Proton / ion therapy

Proton / ion therapy In proton/ion therapy, a proton/ ion beam is used for treatment. Unlike photons, proton/ ion beams deposit their maximum dose at a certain depth in the…

the advantage of proton/ion therapy over photon therapy

The Advantage Of Proton/Ion Therapy Over Photon Therapy Proton / ion therapy has two main advantages over photon therapy:   A: Increasing the dose reached the tumor / cancerous tissue…

Proton therapy or ion therapy

Proton Therapy or Ion Therapy Currently, a variety of ions, including carbon, oxygen, and heliumare used for radiation therapy. The behavior and interaction of protons and carbon ions in the…

Radiation therapy

Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy plays an important role in the treatment of cancer patients. About 40 to 50 percent of patients go through radiation therapy as their only treatment or…

Suitable accelerators for proton / ion carbon therapy centers

Suitable accelerators for proton / ion carbon therapy centers Cyclotrons, synchrocyclotrons, and synchrotrons are the most common accelerators used in proton or ion therapy facilities. Cyclotrons are usually used only…

Proton / Ion therapy centers around the world

Proton / Ion Therapy Centers Around The World Proton / Ion therapy centers have usually between one and three treatment rooms, and in most of them, radiation therapy is delivered…