Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group

An organisation for those interested in proton, light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy

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PTCOG Robert R. Wilson Award

PTCOG announces the initiation of a yearly Robert R. Wilson Award for Significant Contributions to the field of Particle Therapy. This will be given to an individual recognizing their cumulative achievements in the field of particle therapy. The award is presented during the annual PTCOG meeting, during which a keynote lecture will be given by the awardee. Candidates from all countries and any disciplines related to particle therapy are eligible. The awardee will receive a certificate signed by the PTCOG chair and secretary, and a nominal monetary award and will be included in a permanent roster of awardees. The awardee will also be asked to submit a manuscript to the International Journal of Particle Therapy
summarizing his award lecture.
For this first year, we will accept nominations until March 8, 2019.

Read how to suggest nominations here!


Apply for Hosting PTCOG 61 in 2022 in Europe!

Hosting the PTCOG Conference provides many benefits to a local host destination including but not limited to:
- Opportunity to share and learn from the latest scientific advancements and improvements in clinical standards.
- Put your particle therapy centre on the global map.
- Increase your network and business opportunities both locally and internationally.
- Share local issues experienced and learn from other international centres.
- Considerable PR and marketing opportunities.

Download Bidding Procedure Document and Application Form. Submit your application before March 31, 2019.


Statistics about patients treated with particles

Per end of 2017 almost 200'000 patients have been treated wordwide with Particle Therapy.
About 170'500 have been treated with protons, about 25'700 with C-ions and about 3'500 with He, pions and other ions.

PTCOG Patient Treatment Statistics


International Journal of Particle Therapy

The International Journal of Particle Therapy, Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Fall 2018), is now available!

Follow this link: IJPT Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Fall 2018)


Particle Therapy Clinical Trials

Updated list of clinical trials in particle therapy available.

Clinical Trials, update January 2019


Conferences and Workshops -- Hold the Date

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Conferences, Workshops


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