09 March 2020
Nicolas Serandour is CEO of Advanced Oncotherapy plc, a company not only at the forefront of developing a new proton beam therapy system, but also at the heart of a move to make this treatment available to people who would never normally have access to it.
27 February 2020
On bringing proton beam therapy, a revolutionary new cancer treatment, to Harley Street
The business and recent commercial agreements
23 December 2019
New data supporting the benefit of proton therapy is continuously emerging. See what Medpage says about proton therapy for paediatric brain tumours.
23 September 2019
Building work at 141-143 Harley Street, the site of Advanced Oncotherapy’s first proposed commercial installation of LIGHT, has been recently completed. The Company just announced handover ahead of the fit-out process. Below is a Q&A with Simon Baynham, the property director at The Howard de Walden Estate, the landlord and developer of the Harley Street Medical Area.
09 August 2019
Because our LIGHT system has been designed to significantly reduce the treatment cost of patient and it can be installed in small to mid-size health care centres throughout the country, every patient ought to benefit from a proton therapy centre in their vicinity which is expected to drive patients’ demand for this treatment.
08 July 2019
Check out the interview granted by Moataz Karmalawy, President of US division and Chief Commercial Officer of Advanced Oncotherapy.
07 June 2019
Nicolas Serandour speaks to Sarah Neville about how LIGHT's streamlined design is going to help to bridge the gap between resources and demand, and “democratise” proton beam therapy, a treatment that can make a difference.
02 June 2019
The news could scarcely have been better for Harry Muldowney, a 10-year-old Herefordshire schoolboy with a brain tumour. Last month he became one of the first NHS patients to begin a potentially life-saving course of proton beam therapy, a pioneering cancer treatment.
22 March 2019
Prof Steve Myers, Executive Chair ADAM and former Director of Accelerators at CERN, was in Liverpool to talk about ‘Accelerating Innovation through International Collaboration’.
20 March 2019
The front page of the Times features the story of how Caroline, a 9-year-old British girl diagnosed with a rare inoperable cancer known as a rhabdomyosarcoma, has made a full recovery thanks to proton beam therapy.
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09 February 2019
[Article in French] Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Advanced Oncotherapy believes it has discovered a real vein: the development of a new system focused on proton therapy. This promising technology fights cancer.
07 February 2019
AVO's CEO Nicolas Serandour explains how the Company's LIGHT system for treating tumours will soon benefit patients in London and worldwide.
23 November 2018
In October 2018, NHK World TV visited the ADAM bunker facility in Geneva and interviewed ADAM Chairman, Former CERN Director of Accelerators and Technology, Prof. Stephen Myers OBE.
16 November 2018
Advanced Oncotherapy is still testing its Linac Image Guided Hadron Therapy, but work is underway at its £10m Harley Street Site and the new proton beam is set to treat patients in 2020. CEO Nicolas Serandour tells Maria Davies why both he and the firm's backers are convinced by the power of LIGHT
21 August 2018
This article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology provides strong support for the benefits of advanced radiation technologies such as proton therapy for the treatment of brain tumours, especially in younger patients.
08 August 2018
AVO’s CEO Nicolas Serandour explains how the LIGHT system will significantly decrease the costs of proton therapy and allow to treat more kinds of cancer. “Proton therapy is going to become a reality for every cancer patient” - says Serandour
01 August 2018
Physics World reports - Physics World reports on advances in proton therapy technology. Our LIGHT system is also discussed.
09 July 2018
CERN Courier - "The first model of LIGHT, a linac-based hadron-therapy system that operates at [200 Hz] with an energy sweep, and which is going to be installed at Harley Street, London" was discussed at the first International Symposium on the Next Generation of Hadron Therapy in Tsukuba, Japan. See the article in the last edition of the CERN Courier.
01 July 2018
Dr. Nick Plowman - Our Chairman of the medical advisory board explains why proton therapy is superior to traditional radiotherapy techniques.
23 May 2018
Proton therapy is a new way of beating cancer, with fewer side effects than conventional radiation treatments, explains Stephen Myers a pioneering nuclear medicine scientist.
01 April 2018
G. De Michele, G. D'Auria, A. Degiovanni, J. Farr, M. Baelen, A. Jeff, M. Caldara, Y. Ivanisenko, S. Ballestrero, M. Esposito, R. Moser, H. Pavetits, F. Cabaleiro, P. Stabile, M. Giunta1, C. Mellace - the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO EP-2196) - This article discusses the advances in the development of LIGHT system for proton therapy.
01 February 2018
Carolyn Vachani (University of Pennsylvania) - OncoLink.com - This article compares various radiation oncology techniques.
01 January 2018
Virginia Greco (CERN) - CERN Courier - The history of proton therapy.
10 December 2017
by Financial Times, Kate Burgess
Financial Times - Investors trust, that the LIGHT system is the future of proton therapy.
01 September 2017
Thomas Bortfeld & Jay Loeffler (Mass. Gen. Hospital, Harvard Medical School) - Nature - Shrinking the accelerators and treatment room machines as well as model-based reimbursement decisions and pan-national referrals should decrease the cost of proton therapy and the scope of cancers treated.
01 August 2017
A.C. Kraan, N. Depauw, B. Clasie, M. Giunta, T. Madden, Hanne M. Kooy - Medical Physics Volume 44, Issue 8 - Pencil-beam scanning in proton therapy is even more accurate than what would be medically necessary.
10 April 2017
Following his appointment at Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Hans von Celsing talks to DirectorsTalk about his past experience, the present and his thoughts on the future of the company.
01 October 2016
A. Degiovanni, P. Stabile, D. Ungaro (A.D.A.M. SA) - NAPAC2016, Chicago, IL, USA - A detailed presentation of our proton therapy system.
01 March 2016
The BMJ - Radiotherapy increases the probability of secondary malignancies in prostate cancer patients. Another argument for a more wide-spread use of proton therapy?
01 January 2016
The Telegraph - Patient story about, how proton therapy is the better option in children's cancer.
The Guardian - Proton beam are not only useful in radiation therapy, but also as an imagining technique.
The Guardian - Thanks to proton therapy treatment the little Ashya King recovered very fast.
01 July 2015
TMC news - A timeline of proton beam therapy development.
01 March 2015
Wayne Newhauser & Rui Zhang - Physics in Medicine & Biology - Proton beam therapy explained by physicists.