Precision. Passion.

ProCure's mission is to improve the lives of patients with cancer by increasing access to proton therapy.

ABOUT PROCURE

ProCure is dedicated to bringing proton therapy to patients by using a comprehensive approach that provides state-of-the-art proton therapy in a healing environment. We collaborate with leading radiation oncology practices and hospitals to bring the benefits of proton therapy to their patients.

Hear about how ProCure started from founder John Cameron





our history

ProCure was founded in 2005 by John Cameron, PhD, a particle physicist who is among the pioneers in proton therapy. Dr. Cameron was instrumental in the development of the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute (now IU Health Proton Therapy Center), the third proton therapy center to open in the United States. ProCure was founded to carry out his mission: To improve the lives of patients with cancer by increasing access to proton therapy.

Dr. Cameron brought together a skilled senior management team of proton therapy experts who had been involved in the construction and operation of centers in the United States and internationally.

Today, ProCure is the only company in the world with 3 centers open and treating patients. The ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, opened in July 2009; the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, New Jersey, opened in March 2012; and the SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center in Seattle, Washington, opened in March 2013.

Milestones

2005
April

ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. founded by John Cameron, PhD

2006
september 20

Groundbreaking for the ProCure Training and Development Center, Bloomington, Ind.

2007
April 9

Groundbreaking for the ProCure Proton Therapy Center, Oklahoma City.

2008
February 14

ProCure announces collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center to advance proton therapy training, research and development. ProCure’s network of centers are linked into UPENN’s research protocols.

March 27

The ProCure Proton Therapy Training and Development Center opens - the world’s first and only facility dedicated exclusively to proton therapy training and certification.

April 7

ProCure announces collaboration with IVY Tech Community College, Bloomington, Ind., offering a proton therapy certificate program for students enrolled in the College’s Radiation Therapy Program.

May 12

The ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City receives its 220-ton cyclotron, the core piece of equipment used in proton therapy – en-route to a world record 27-month construction timeline.

May 14

ProCure receives an additional $35 million round of equity funding from Oklahoma City-based McClendon Venture Company, LLC (MVC).

July 9

ProCure and William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oaks, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, receive Certificate of Need approval from the Michigan Department of Community Health to build a proton therapy center.

August 20

ProCure is recognized as an Indiana Company to Watch, an award that recognizes the 50 top privately held second-stage companies in Indiana.

October 29

ProCure announces collaboration with Oklahoma State University to create undergraduate and graduate programs in medical physics to train the next generation of medical professionals in delivering proton therapy.

2009
February 19

First group of physicians, physicists, dosimetrists begin training at ProCure’s Training and Development Center.

July 8

The ProCure Proton Therapy Center opens in Oklahoma City.

September 28

ProCure and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance announce plans to develop a proton therapy center in Seattle.

November 12

First group of patients complete treatment at the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City.

2010
April 7

Groundbreaking for the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J.

April 13

ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City becomes first in the world to use ProCure-designed inclined beam technology.

July 8

The ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City celebrates one year anniversary.

July 16

INTEGRIS Cancer Institute of Oklahoma and the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City announce a breakthrough treatment approach for anal canal cancer.

2011
February 1

ProCure receives an additional $40 million round of equity funding, led by Maverick Capital.

March 1

ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., receives its cyclotron.

March 22

The SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center, in Seattle, celebrates its groundbreaking.

May 10

ProCure announces the hiring of Chief Medical Officer Eugen B. Hug, M.D., internationally renowned radiation oncologist and proton therapy expert.

September 17

The ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City celebrates 500 patients treated.

2012
March 17

SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center, receives its cyclotron as construction progresses on what will be the nation’s 11th proton center.

March 20

ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., opens.

2013
March 7

SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center in Seattle, W.A., opens.

2014
January 23

SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center in Seattle, W.A. celebrates 100 patients treated.

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