The West German Proton Therapy Centre Essen (WPE) is a large facility offering proton beam therapy within 4 treatment rooms. Embedded in an academic environment, research and education are an important part of its activities. Innovative therapy planning and application systems ensure high-quality treatment and research. Multiple dosimetric tools and software, including Monte Carlo systems, are available for clinical and scientific use.
WPE is the leading partner of the “in-field” and “out-of-field” dose reconstruction for paediatric cancer patients treated with modern therapy (WP4).