Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group

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

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 PTCOG Exchange Program

Learning from those who do it and exchanging ideas with colleagues is a very important way to gain expertise. For many PTCOG Members who do not have the advantage of sabbatical benefits, but would wish to interact on a more detailed level than what can be accomplished at professional meetings, we start a PTCOG Exchange Program. The list attached shall help to enable exchange of professionals in the field of particle therapy with the goal of reaching highest therapy standards worldwide by exchanging our practical knowledge and experience.
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Clinical Trials in Particle Therapy

See PTCOG update from January 2019 of a collection of clinical trials in particle therapy. About 200 clinical trials are ongoing, about 150 of them are recruiting patients (send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for missing trials).
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Patient Statistics per End of 2017

Per end of 2017 almost 200'000 patients have been treated worldwide with particle radiotherapy, about 170'500 with protons, about 25'700 with C-ions and about 3'500 with He, pions and other particles.  End of 2017 we counted 69 particle therapy facilities worldwide in clinical operation. File with details of the patient statistics of all particle therapy centers worldwide are published for registered Members of PTCOG only. (The data have been reported by the particle therapy centers and collected by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
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