Study shows proton therapy effectiveness and side effect reduction for prostate cancer

The Proton Therapy Center in Prague has undergone a study on acute and late toxicity following treatment for prostate cancer at PTC. A group of patients with prostate cancer were observed during and after proton therapy treatment for prostate cancer at PTC. Medical personnel at the Prague Proton Therapy Center independently monitored the acute and late side […]

Proton Therapy Center Prague is the most technically advanced centre in Europe

Proton beam therapy has been primarily administered at the Proton Therapy Center in Prague via ‘pencil beam scanning’ nozzles since 2012. This highly accurate method of proton therapy delivery reduces radiation exposure to sensitive tissues surrounding the target area to a greater degree than older, ‘passive scattering’ beam delivery methods, as used in many other […]

Neil’s Prostate Cancer Story

Initially my Urologist recommended a radical prostatectomy but I was concerned about the efficacy and adverse consequences of surgery. I requested a consultation with a Radiation Oncologist who suggested three months of hormone therapy followed by a course of standard radiotherapy over two months and a course of brachytherapy, followed by a further 18 months […]

John’s Prostate Cancer Story

When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer my medical team initially suggested Active Surveillance, a common option recommended to men in the UK with prostate cancer. This would have meant monitoring the cancer and waiting to see how it progresses before I would be treated. I was unhappy with this option so my medical team […]

Barry’s Prostate Cancer Story

I was devastated when I received my prostate cancer diagnosis and felt that my GP didn’t explain all the treatment options available to me. When I learned that the waiting time for treatment on the NHS was going to be at least three months, and that the conventional radiotherapy offered to me in the UK […]

Richard’s Prostate Cancer Story

I’m feeling very well and am optimistic about the future, my PSA level is now 0.86. I am now able to get back to riding my bike and enjoying the seaside where I live in Leigh-on-Sea. My son lives in Toronto and now that I have been successfully treated I can continue to visit him […]

Symptoms are often mistaken for another condition – Join the Turn it Purple Campaign for pancreatic cancer

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, where the Turn it Purple campaign is run each year to raise funds and bring awareness to the condition. The Turn it Purple campaign calls for businesses and individuals to highlight the fifth deadliest cancer in the UK by embracing purple – the symbolic colour for pancreatic cancer – […]

Eamon’s Prostate Cancer Story

I initially had no symptoms of prostate cancer, I was diagnosed through a routine PSA  test with my GP and was shocked to discover I had cancer. My diagnosis had a significant impact on my wife and three daughters, it caused them lots of distress and worry, resulting in many sleepless nights. My GP referred […]

Halve the number of men facing serious ongoing side effects from prostate cancer treatment by 2030

The Movember Foundation is a worldwide charity addressing some of the biggest health challenges faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention. In 13 years they have funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around the world. By 2030 they aim to have reduced the number of men dying prematurely […]

Prague cancer treatment centre is sharing experience with UK medical professionals

Over the coming weeks the Proton Therapy Center will be presenting a series of webinars to share the latest results in the use of proton beam therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. The presentation will aim to bring awareness to this treatment modality and discuss its effectiveness and side effects in comparison with conventional […]

John O.

“I felt I was in a very caring, professional environment from day 1 as soon as I came to reception. My first days consultation confirmed to me that I was in a very caring, professional environment, where all staff were totally in tune with the aims and goals of P-T-C Prague”