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Proton International

Our Qualifications

The Proton International team has collectively been involved with the development of more proton centers than any staff in the business. Our services includes design, construction, equipment installation, commissioning, training, clinical protocols, ongoing equipment service and maintenance and operational support.

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Services Offered

We specialize in one & two room centers

  • Business Planning and Feasibility
  • Financing
  • Organizational Structure
  • Building Design & Construction
  • Installation
  • Commissioning & Training

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Proton International

Making Protons Accessible

Access to Proton Therapy is complicated by the restricted number of centers, the timing issues of cancer as a demanding disease, and the costs. PI has addressed these by starting a Proton Access Program to provide patients and physicians with the tools to make this treatment available.

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INDICATIONS COMMONLY ACCEPTED FOR PROTON THERAPY

Brain and Skull Based Tumors

  • Organizational StructureSkull Base Chordoma/ Chondrosarcoma
  • Skull Base Sarcoma
  • Ependyoma
  • Glioma/Astrocytoma
  • for "high grade" glioma see Part B
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Craniopharyngioma

Head and Neck Cancers

  • Orbital Tumors / lacrimal gland tumors
  • Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
  • Paranasal Sinus
  • Major Salivary Gland tumors
  • Parotid
  • Submandibular
  • Sublingual
  • Adenoid-Cystic Carcinomas

Prostate Cancers

  • Low Risk
  • Intermediate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Post Prostatectomy

Benign Lesions

  • Juvenile Angiofibroma

Lung and Thoracic Cancer

  • Skull Base Chordoma/ Chondrosarcoma
  • Skull Base Sarcoma
  • Ependyoma
  • Glioma/Astrocytoma
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Craniopharyngioma

Breast Cancer

  • Early stage breast cancer
  • Loco-regionally advanced

Soft Tissue Tumors/Sarcomas

  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Osteogenic Sarcoma/Ewing’s Sarcoma
  • Chondrogenic Sarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Aggressive/Benign Tumors
  • Desmoid Tumor
  • Neurofibroma
  • Osteo/Chondroblastoma

Abdominal Tumors

  • Retroperitoneal Cancer
  • Liver tumors

Pediatric Cancer

  • Astrocytoma/Glioma
  • Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor (ATRT)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ependymoma
  • Ganglioma
  • Germ Cell Tumors/Germinoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Optic Glioma
  • Pinealoblastoma
  • Primitive Neuro-Ectodermal Tumor (PNET)
  • Chordoma / Chondrosarcoma
  • Ewing’s Sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Wilms’ Tumor

Eye Tumors

  • Melanomas of the eye (melanomas of retina, choroid, iris, cornea, ciliary body)
  • Hemangiomas

Tumors needing re-irradiation

  • (Highly patient-specific)

INDICATIONS IN GENERAL NOT OR ONLY RARELY ACCEPTED FOR PROTON-THERAPY

general outline only - individual cases might be considered on case-by-case basis

  • Cancer has spread to other sites = Metastatis (exception: solitary, single metastasis in patient with good overall life expectancy)
  • Small-Cell Lung Cancer
  • Patient in poor general condition (unable to walk or travel without assistance)
  • Any cancer stage considered palliative.
  • High Grade Glioma/Astrocytoma, including Glioblastoma Multiforme. Some proton centers treat high grade gliomas. However, logistical reasons of requiring treatment-start within weeks after surgery in most patients are prohibitive for referrals to distant facilities.

Experienced Team

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Our services includes design, construction, equipment installation, commissioning, training, clinical protocols, ongoing equipment service and maintenance and operational support.

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