Press Releases

May 29, 2017
The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute Brings Lifesaving Cancer Treatment to Veterans

When Lawrence “Larry” Davis was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he refused to settle for anything less than the very best treatment. The retired U.S. Air Force serviceman was no stranger…  Read More

May 22, 2017
Virginia State Legislature Secures Major Victory for Insurance Coverage of Proton Therapy

As Ben Lambert completed his final round of proton radiation treatment for prostate cancer at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI), he rang the ceremonial bell and breathed a…  Read More

January 26, 2017
Vote for the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute as Best Cancer Treatment Center

HAMPTON, Va. — Vote for the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute as the “Best Cancer Treatment Center” in Virginia Living Magazine and Coastal Virginia Magazine. Both magazines have a “write…  Read More

November 17, 2016
Former HU Professor Recognized for Work in Physics

Former Hampton University Professor Dr. Cynthia E. Keppel was awarded the Francis G. Slack Award for her outstanding work by the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society. This award…  Read More

March 3, 2016
HUPTI Shows Out At Battle Of The Real HU Basketball Game

HUPTI Shows Out At Battle Of The Real HU Basketball Game The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) showed out in pink to support breast cancer awareness and the HU…  Read More

February 5, 2016
Cancer Surpasses Heart Disease As No.1 Killer In Virginia

Cancer is the #1 killer in Virginia and the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute is committed to reversing the alarming statistic. Cancer is the number one killer in Virginia. That’s the…  Read More

December 16, 2015
HUPTI’s New PBS Technology Helps Fight Cancer In Hampton Roads

It is troubling to know that one out of every three Virginians will develop some form of cancer during his or her lifetime, more troubling still, African Americans are more…  Read More

September 25, 2015
Fifth Annual Gala Raises Funds for Cancer Patients

Hampton, Va. – The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) will host its fifth annual fundraising gala, The Gala of Hope, on Friday, October 23, at 6:30pm at the Hampton…  Read More

June 4, 2014
HU Proton Therapy Institute to Host Free Health and Wellness Expo

In honor of Men’s Health Month, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) will host a Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, June 28th from 10am-2pm, on-site at HUPTI, 40 Enterprise…  Read More

May 9, 2014
Study Finds Proton Therapy Excellent for Prostate Cancer Treatment

The University of Florida recently published a study on proton therapy that found, “Five years after having proton therapy for early- and intermediate- risk prostate cancer, 99 percent of men…  Read More