The Heidelberg Ion Therapy Center.

  title={The Heidelberg Ion Therapy Center.},
  author={Thomas Haberer and J{\"u}rgen Debus and Hartmut Eickhoff and Oliver J{\"a}kel and Daniela Schulz-Ertner and U. Weber},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={73 Suppl 2},
The ion beam therapy facility presently under construction at the Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, will be the first dedicated and hospital-based irradiation facility for protons and heavier ions in Europe. A capacity of more than 1000 patient treatments per year is planned. The facility comprises two horizontally-fixed beamlines for patient treatments plus a fixed-beam experimental area. In addition, the world-wide first scanning ion gantry is under… CONTINUE READING