News and Events

 

Welcome to the Maryland Proton Treatment Center news and events page. Here you’ll find the latest news from our center and learn about upcoming events.

​7 Nutrition Tips for National Cancer Prevention Month

February 15, 2017

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which is the perfect time to take a step back and reevaluate all those healthy New Year’s resolutions. Take a look at these healthy tips from the Maryland Proton Treatment Center Clinical Nutritionist, Emily Rice, RD, CNSC, LDN.

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Proton Collaborative Group Appoints MPTC Medical Director as Executive Council Chair

December 29, 2016

The Proton Collaborative Group (PCG) recently announced that the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) Medical Director, Charles B. Simone, II, MD, has been appointed as the Chairman of the PCG Executive Council.

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Dr. William F. Regine Writes Blog for Varian on Building a Successful Proton Therapy Center

December 14, 2016

The Varian Medical Systems Spot ON Blog recently featured a post from William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, the Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Endowed Chair and Professor in Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Executive Director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC).

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center partners with WellSpan Health to offer advanced cancer treatment for Central Pa. patients

November 17, 2016

New collaboration boosts regional expertise and broadens patient access to proton therapy

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Dr. William F. Regine is Awarded 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year From the University of Maryland, Baltimore

October 28, 2016

William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, the Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Endowed Chair and Professor in Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Executive Director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) has been awarded the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

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Baltimore Magazine names MPTC Executive Director one of the “Top Docs”

October 21, 2016

The November 2016 issue of Baltimore magazine highlights top doctors in the area based on a survey of nearly 10,000 physicians.

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Associate Professor Jerimy Polf Receives Innovation Award

October 19, 2016

Jerimy Polf, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Clinical Medical Physicist at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC), won the $50,000 Abell Foundation award for his work on developing a gamma-radiation imaging system that can accurately verify the proper dose of treatments to patients.

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center on WHUR FM

October 4, 2016

On Monday, October 3, 2016, WHUR FM in Washington, DC, featured the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) on the Daily Drum show.

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Dr. Charles B. Simone, II Appointed Medical Director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

August 30, 2016

Charles B. Simone, II, MD, a nationally-recognized expert in proton therapy at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named the new Medical Director of the MPTC. Dr. Simone will also be appointed Associate Professor in the UM SOM Department of Radiation Oncology and will begin in his new position in November 2016.

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center on ABC 2

June 2, 2016

The Maryland Proton Treatment Center Executive Director, Dr. William F. Regine, appeared on ABC 2 News Baltimore on June 2, 2016.

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center Celebrates Grand Opening

June 1, 2016

The Maryland Proton Treatment Center celebrated the grand opening of its new $200 million, 110,000-square-foot facility in West Baltimore on June 1, 2016.

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center in the Baltimore Sun

April 3, 2016

The Baltimore Sun published an article about the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, titled “New proton radiation center aims to tackle the toughest cancer cases,” on April 3, 2016.

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center on Maryland Public Television

March 28, 2016

The Maryland Proton Treatment Center Executive Director, Dr. William F. Regine, appeared on Maryland Public Television on March 28, 2016. Dr. Regine was interviewed by Jeff Salkin on Direct Connection, and viewers were able to join in and ask questions.

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First Cancer Patients Receive Proton Therapy at Maryland Proton Treatment Center

February 23, 2016

On February 23, 2016, the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) announced that the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) treated its first cancer patients with proton therapy at the $200 million facility in the University of Maryland BioPark in West Baltimore.

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Announces Maryland Proton Alliance

February 3, 2016

The establishment of the Maryland Proton Alliance (MPA) was announced on February 3, 2016. MPA is a new organizational framework for proton therapy at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) that may serve as a national model for patient-centered cancer care.

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