Press Releases

August 31, 2017
A Life Saved! HUPTI Helps Webers Get Life-Saving Proton Therapy

HAMPTON, Va. (Aug. 31, 2017) – It happened like a flash. Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) Assoc. Vice President for Governmental Relations Bill Thomas casually handed an envelope to…  Read More

August 30, 2017
Hampton University Fights Insurance Companies on Behalf of Cancer Patients for Lifesaving Proton Therapy

Watch Live stream TODAY, August 31st at 11am Eastern on HUPTI’s Facebook page here! For many cancer patients, access to insurance coverage for proton therapy is a matter of life…  Read More

July 17, 2017
The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute is Teaming Up with Patient AirLift Services (PALS) to Help Patients Access Life-saving Cancer Treatment

Media Contacts: Cordereau M. Dye, 757-418-1902 Cordereau.dye@hamptonproton.org Jackie Pecora, 631-609-0403 Jackie.Pecora@palservices.org HAMPTON, VIRGINIA, July 10, 2017 – The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) eases human misery and saves lives…  Read More

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