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Emory, Winship Cancer Institute Break Ground on $200+ Million Emory Proton Therapy Center

May 5, 2013

Emory and APT Break Ground on Emory Proton Therapy Center May 2013ATLANTA, GA (May 2, 2013) –A new era in cancer treatment in Georgia begins today as Emory Healthcare and Winship Cancer Institute join state and local government officials and Adavanced Particle Therapy to break ground on the first facility in Georgia to offer the most advanced radiation therapy possible – proton beam therapy.


January 1, 2013

Scripps Health Named Best Company to Work ForScripps Health, the clinical partner of Advanced Particle Therapy for the new Scripps Proton Therapy Center, was honored by FORTUNE Magazine for the sixth year in a row as one the nation’s “Best Companies to Work For” in 2013. Scripps ranked #43 on this year’s list.

Read more about the FORTUNE Magazine honor at visit Fortune Magazine listings.

January 1, 2013

Maryland Proton Treatment Center Topping Out 01-13 Key StakeholdersThe Maryland Proton Treatment Center, a more than $200 million collaborative health care project that will bring to Maryland the most advanced radiation technology in cancer treatment, celebrated its “topping out” with a ceremony at the building’s site on January 17, 2013.

Topping out is a major construction milestone, marking the last steel beam being laid in the building. Advanced Particle Therapy celebrated the milestone with The University of Maryland School of Medicine and its Department of Radiation Oncology, which will operate the proton therapy center and Haskell, the architecture, construction and engineering firm for the project, in celebrating this milestone with a traditional topping out ceremony. The facility is scheduled to begin treating patients in 2015.

January 1, 2013

APT CEO J Bordok in DOTmed MagazineAdvanced Particle Therapy CEO, Jeff Bordok, is featured in the January 2013 issue of DOTmed Magazine. In the article, he discusses the upcoming ACI Planning, Building and Operating Successful Proton Therapy Center Conference to be held in San Diego this February. One of the highlights addresssed is the tour for conference attendees for the new Scripps Proton Therapy Center opening in 2013. For a full view of the article, visit