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Editor: Janet Sisterson Ph.D., NPTC

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Proton Beam Therapy Facilities

Facility and Patient Statistics: I am still collecting information about all operating and proposed facilities, regarding patient statistics, machine scheduling, and treatment characteristics. Please send me up-to-date information.

TREATMENT PLANNING SYSTEMS FOR PROTON THERAPY
July 2000

The following Table was presented in October 1999 by Skip Rosenthal, MGH at the Workshop on Treatment Planning Systems, PTCOG XXXI. Information was provided by: S. Rosenthal, A. Mazal, M. Collier, T. Lomax, S. Nill, and D. Miller. This Table is a new feature of Particles, and will be updated each issue. Please send corrections/additions to Janet Sisterson.

Year Created By System Name Status
1979-93 LBL LBL system Not Available
1980 MGH Rx Distributor MGH
1980 MGH EYEPLAN Distributor MGH – EYES only
1990-96 MGH/Seimens V-Treat(AXIOM) Not Available
198?,1991 PSI PSI system/Pion Distributor PSI
1995 DKFZ/Royal Marsden Voxelplan/Proxelplan Adapted by GSI, NAC, DKFZ
1996 Radionics/MGH/HCL P-Knife Not Available
1997 LLUMC/PerMedics OptiRad 3D Commercial Pending FDA
1998 Tsukuba Hitachi system In-house system
1998 DKFZ OCTOPUS Under development – EYES only
1994 Orsay/Curie ISIS Distribution ?
1998 CMS/MGH FOCUS Commercial Release 1999
1998 DKFZ KonRad Plus Protons Research Only
199? Uppsala/KVI Helax (+ protons) Distribution ?
  RenderPlan   ?
  Adac   ?
  Michigan   ?
  Varian   ?

 

Proposed NEW FACILITIES for PROTON & ION BEAM THERAPY - July 2000

INSTITUTION PLACE TYPE

1ST RX?

COMMENTS
INFN-LNS, Catania Italy

p

2000

70 MeV; 1 room, fixed horiz. beam
NPTC (Harvard) MA USA

p

2001

at MGH; 230 MeV cyclotron; 2 gantries + 2 horiz
Hyogo Japan

p, ion

2001

2 gantries; 2 horiz; 1 vert; 1 45 deg; nearing completion
NAC, Faure South Africa

p

2001

new treatment room with beam line 30o off vertical.
Tsukuba Japan

p

2001

270 MeV;2 gantries;2 fixed; construction complete
Wakasa Bay Japan  

2002

multipurpose accelerator; building completed mid 1998
Bratislava Slovakia

p, ion

2003

72 MeV cyclotron; p; ions; +BNCT, isot prod.
IMP, Lanzhou PR China

C-Ar ion

2003

C-ion from 100MeV/u at HIRFL expand to 900 MeV/u at CSR;clin. treat;biol. research;no gantry;shifted patients
CGMH, Northern Taiwan Taiwan

p

2001?

250MeV synchrotron/230MeV cyclotron;3 gantry,1 fixed
Shizuoka Cancer Center Japan  

2002?

synchrotron 230? MeV; 2 gantries; 1 horiz; funded.
Erlangen Germany

p

2002?

4 treatment rooms, some with gantries.
CNAO, Milan & Pavia Italy

p, ion

2004?

synchrotron; 2 gantry;1 fixed beam rooms;1 exp. room
Heidelberg Germany

p, ion

2005?

 
AUSTRON Austria

p, ion

?

2p gantry;1 ion gantry;1 fixed p;1 fixed ion;1 exp room
Beijing China

p

?

250 MeV synchrotron.
Central Italy Italy

p

?

cyclotron; 1 gantry; 1 fixed
Clatterbridge England

p

?

upgrade using booster linear accelerator to 200 MeV?
TOP project ISS Rome Italy

p

?

70 MeV linac; expand to 200 MeV?
3 projects in Moscow Russia

p

?

including 320 MeV; compact, probably no gantry
Krakow Poland

p

?

60 MeV proton beam.
Proton Development N.A. Inc. IL USA

p

?

300 MeV protons; therapy & lithography
PTCA, IBA USA

p

?

Several systems throughout the USA

 

WORLD WIDE CHARGED PARTICLE PATIENT TOTALS

July 2000

WHO WHERE WHAT

DATE

DATE

RECENT

DATE

     

FIRST

LAST

PATIENT

OF

     

RX

RX

TOTAL

TOTAL

Berkeley 184 CA. USA p

1954

— 1957

30

 
Berkeley CA. USA He

1957

— 1992

2054

June-91

Uppsala Sweden p

1957

— 1976

73

 
Harvard MA. USA p

1961

 

8558

July-00

Dubna Russia p

1967

— 1974

84

 
Moscow Russia p

1969

 

3268

June-00

Los Alamos NM. USA p -

1974

— 1982

230

 
St. Petersburg Russia p

1975

 

1029

Jun-98

Berkeley CA. USA heavy ion

1975

— 1992

433

June-91

Chiba Japan p

1979

 

133

Apr-00

TRIUMF Canada p -

1979

— 1994

367

Dec-93

PSI (SIN) Switzerland p -

1980

— 1993

503

 
PMRC, Tsukuba Japan p

1983

 

629

Jul-99

PSI (72 MeV) Switzerland p

1984

 

3014

Dec-99

Dubna Russia p

1987

 

58

June-00

Uppsala Sweden p

1989

 

236

June-00

Clatterbridge England p

1989

 

999

June-00

Loma Linda CA. USA p

1990

 

5262

July-00

Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium p

1991

– 1993

21

 
Nice France p

1991

 

1590

June-00

Orsay France p

1991

 

1527

Dec-99

N.A.C. South Africa p

1993

 

367

June-00

MPRI IN USA p

1993

 

34

Dec-99

UCSF - CNL CA USA p

1994

 

284

June-00

HIMAC, Chiba Japan heavy ion

1994

 

745

Dec-99

TRIUMF Canada p

1995

 

57

June-00

PSI (200 MeV) Switzerland p

1996

 

41

Dec-99

G.S.I Darmstadt Germany heavy ion

1997

 

72

June-00

Berlin Germany p

1998

 

105

Dec-99

NCC, Kashiwa Japan p

1998

 

35

June-00

         

1100

pions
         

3304

ions
         

27434

protons
        TOTAL

31838

all particles

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