11 December 2018
Brain atlas leads to fewer side effects in radiotherapy
With the irradiation of tumours in the brain and in the head and neck area, the radiation dose can now be reduced considerably, without the desired treatment result being compromised. This drastically reduces the chances of side effects. Daniëlle Eekers, radiation oncologist at MAASTRO clinic and...
12 February 2018
Successful installation of cyclotron in proton therapy centre
On Saturday 10 February, the heart of the proton therapy centre - the cyclotron or particle accelerator - was lifted with military precision into the radiation bunker of the South-East Netherlands Proton Therapy Centre (ZON-PTC). A spectacle many people came to witness from a safe distance. The...