Several of the best cancer centers in the world are successfully treating cancer patients with proton therapy and carbon ions therapy today. More world class cancer centers are currently being developed with light ions therapy and research. LIONESS Light Ions are proud to provide some contact information here below:


The results from Carbon ion therapy are very good in comparison with any alternatives. An article by Tsujii and Kamada summarizes nicely the clinical trials done to date:

LIGHT IONS Carbon Ions Therapy centers

NIRS at Chiba University Japan
recent article about trials and results

Hyogo Ion Beam Center in Japan, link to referral page

Gunma University Carbon Ions

Proton and Carbon light ions therapy at HIT Heidelberg Germany

Proton and Carbon Ions light ions therapy at CNAO in Pavia, near Milano, Italy.

PROTON Therapy Centers

National Cancer Center Hospital East in Kashiwa near Tokyo, Japan

AIZAWA Hospital in Matsumoto, central Japan

Samsung Medical Center Proton Therapy

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Mass General Burr Proton Center

ProCure Oklahoma City OK, Chicago IL, Princeton NJ, and more centers coming

UFPTI, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville

Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute, HUPTI, Hampton VA

Roberts Proton Therapy Center, UPENN, Philadelphia

MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center Houston TX


Korean National Cancer Center Seoul:

Institute Curie, Orsay, Paris France


National Cancer Institute


PTCOG Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group

National Association for Proton Therapy (USA)

American childhood cancer organization

PROTON Centers in development

Proton Therapy Center Switzerland, under development in Zurichobersee

COMPANIES, key equipment suppliers

SUMITOMO Heavy Industries, Ltd.



Interesting MRI-Guided adaptive therapy (not particle therapy)