General information about the tumor therapy with ion beams

Project Partners

  • GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung Darmstadt
  • Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg
  • Radiologische Klinik Heidelberg
  • Forschungszentrum Rossendorf

Contact/Information for patients

Due to the high number of inquiries, patients are requested to ask their attending physician to directly contact the physicians in charge in Heidelberg: Information of HIT (German)

Press Information

Contact at GSI: press(at)

Ion-Beam Radiotherapy in the Fight against Cancer

Published in 2006 (out of stock)

GSI is the birthplace of a new form of cancer treatment. This development was the result of many years of research in conjunction with GSI’s large ion-beam accelerator system.

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Building of a clinical therapy facility for cancer treatment with ion beams

Published in 1998

Based on a pilot project of GSI, the project partners proposed a clinical therapy facility for cancer treatment. The project proposal describes the planned clinical facility and the heavy ion therapy at GSI.

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