Proton radiotherapy challenges for physicists2016.03.14 9:26 - admin
Polish patients suffering eyeball melanoma have been regularly treated with protons in the PAN Institute of Nuclear Physics (IFJ PAN) in Cracow. The AIC-144 cyclotron used till December 2015 was constructed 20 years ago in IFJ PAN and delivered beams of protons of energy 60 MeV. The Bronowice Cyclotron Centre commissioned in October 2015 is equipped with the C-235 Proteus cyclotron and delivers beams of protons of energy up to 230 MeV. The beam is exited to two scanning gantries. The first eyeball cancer patients were irradiated in February 2016. Clinical applications of both gantries are expected to commence at the break of 2016 Q2 and Q3.
Professor Ludwik Dobrzyński
NCBJ bus leaves to Świerk at 10.15 am from entrance gate to the Hoża 69 premises in Warsaw.