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June 3, 2020

Introduction 

When 78-year-old Israeli cancer patient Lela Parnes stumbled upon the Alpha DaRT treatment in 2017, with information from a friend of hers, she had just received her third diagnosis of cancer in multiple organs, as part of a long journey that had started i...

February 11, 2020

As the new Chief Medical Officer of Alpha Tau Medical, I passionately believe that the success of our new alpha-emitting radiation therapy, Alpha DaRT, has the potential to create a paradigm shift in cancer care. Despite advances in conventional therapies, there are st...

October 7, 2019

October 7 is the birth date of Danish physicist Niels Bohr [1] (1885-1862). Bohr has a special significance for Alpha Tau, for two reasons. The first reason is because he was one of the key contributors to the foundational discoveries in atomic physics at the beginning...

January 31, 2019

Radiation therapy, the use of high-energy particles or waves, such as x-rays, gamma rays, electrons, or protons, has long been used to treat cancer. From as early as the 20th Century, physicians have given regular doses of radiation to greatly improve the patient’s cha...

Cancer is the most devastating chronic disease affecting humankind. More than 1 out of 3 people in the United States will have cancer during their lifetimes, of which 30% of them will die 5 years from diagnosis [i]. As people live longer, the number of new cancer cases...