Clinical Partner Monthly Update http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/clinical-partners/scripps-proton-therapy-center/monthly-update en Scripps Proton Therapy Center Monthly Update – 2014 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-monthly-update-%E2%80%93-2014 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h3> Scripps Proton Therapy Center Now Open and Treating Patients</h3> <p><img alt="Dr. Carl Rossi and the First Patient of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center" src="/sites/default/files/APT%20SPTC%20GO%20Bordok%2C%20Rossi%2C%201st%20Patient.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 143px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 5px; float: left;" />SAN DIEGO – February 19, 2014 –</p> <p>Advanced Particle Therapy, LLC. celebrated the grand opening of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, CA today.</p> <p>The $220 million, state-of-the-art facility has already begun treating cancer patients with the most advanced form of radiation therapy available – proton therapy.</p> <p><a href="/news-media/news/advanced-particle-therapy-announces-opening-scripps-proton-therapy-center">Read more about the Center opening here.</a></p> <p> </p> </div></div></div> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:13:55 +0000 scallahan 2555 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Monthly Update – Nov/Dec 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-monthly-update-%E2%80%93-novdec-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><div id="stcpDiv"> On December 5, 2013, Haskell, the Center's design and construction team along with a representative from Advanced Particle Therapy, received a Best Projects Award of Merit from <em>Engineering News-Record (ENR) California</em>.</div> <div>  </div> <div></div></div></div></div> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:58:05 +0000 scallahan 2498 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Monthly Update – Sept/Oct 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-monthly-update-%E2%80%93-septoct-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In October, Varian and Scripps successfully completed the acceptance process for the third treatment room, one of the critical steps required prior to handover of the room to the Scripps clinical team for commissioning.</p> <p>The Scripps Proton Therapy Center has also been in the news.</p> <ul><li> The Haskell Company, the design/construction firm for the Center, recently received an Award of Merit for the project from <a href="http://california.construction.com/opinions/blogs/north/?plckController=Blog&amp;plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&amp;newspaperUserId=656ba29a-ded6-4a43-b426-0045989f4265&amp;plckPostId=Blog:656ba29a-ded6-4a43-b426-0045989f4265Post:ee579404-68af-438b-9672-fdb303ebbebe&amp;plckScript=blogScript&amp;plckElementId=blogDest" target="_blank">ENR California</a>.</li> <li> <a href="/clinical-partners/scripps-proton-therapy-center/leadership">Dr. Carl Rossi, the Medical Director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center</a>, was featured in an article in the San Diego Union Tribune highlighting the benefits of proton therapy for breast cancer treatment:</li> </ul></div></div></div> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:45:42 +0000 scallahan 2332 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Monthly Update – July/August 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-monthly-update-%E2%80%93-julyaugust-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This summer, the Scripps team has continued to grow and train on all the systems at the Center. Today, there are more than 35 staff members working full time at the Center to handle patient consultations including physicians, physicists, clinical and administrative personnel.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:36:43 +0000 scallahan 2264 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Monthly Update – June 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-monthly-update-%E2%80%93-june-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>June was a month full of milestones for the Scripps Proton Therapy Center.<br /> The ARIA technology system which used for scheduling, clinical assessments and all patient related activity at the Center was implemented and is operational. The staff continues training on all the interfaces and technology at the Center.<br /> The exam rooms for patient consultations have all the furniture and equipment such as table tops to be able to begin patient consultations. The clinic is also fully staffed as of this month and is prepared to support patient consultations.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div></div></div> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:40:02 +0000 scallahan 2170 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Montly Update – May 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-montly-update-%E2%80%93-may-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em>The Equipment:</em></p> <p>This month Varian and the Scripps Proton Therapy Center team made great progress on getting the scanning system ready for clinical use. The system is fully tuned to be able to deliver the beam around the entire available treatment volume. Now they move to the calibration required for safety and verification, and then on to full system level integration and testing. The Varian ProBeam proton therapy system has a similar level complexity of a power plant, and has many discrete systems that must be integrated to work as one unit.  </p></div></div></div> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:06:49 +0000 scallahan 2120 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Montly Update – April 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-montly-update-%E2%80%93-april-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Varian and the Scripps Proton Therapy Center physics team have continued to make progress at the on the equipment commissioning at the Center.  They have focused their efforts on getting the pencil beam scanning technology tuned in the first gantry room that will be operational.  </p></div></div></div> Tue, 14 May 2013 16:41:05 +0000 scallahan 2076 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Montly Update – Feb/March 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-montly-update-%E2%80%93-febmarch-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Scripps Proton Therapy Center team is currently focused on the systems and equipment that will provide proton therapy treatment at the Center.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:53:24 +0000 scallahan 2011 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Montly Update – January 2013 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-montly-update-%E2%80%93-january-2013 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em>The Building:</em></p> <p><img alt="Scripps Proton Therapy Center artwork" src="/sites/default/files/photo10%20lr.jpg" style="width: 216px; height: 154px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 5px; float: left;" />The Center continues to add polish to the space as the team enters the new year. Art work was added in many spaces of the Center which adds to the healing environment for patients.</p> <p><em>The Technology:</em></p></div></div></div> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:08:52 +0000 scallahan 1987 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com Scripps Proton Therapy Center Montly Update – December 2012 http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com/scripps-proton-therapy-center-montly-update-%E2%80%93-december-2012 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong><img alt="MRI equipment delivery to Scripps Proton Therapy Center 12-12" src="/sites/default/files/ScrippsPTC_12_12_Image_Site_MRI_Being_Delivered.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 149px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 5px; float: left;" /></strong><em>The Building:</em></p> <p>In December, the CT scanner, MRI and PET-CT equipment was delivered to the Center. This equipment will enable the medical professionals to provide the highest quality of care throughout patient treatment.</p> <p><em>The Technology:</em></p></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:42:44 +0000 scallahan 1948 at http://www.advancedparticletherapy.com