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This was the first university in Japan that facilitates research and development of proton therapy and it created various milestones at various levels like started treatment of multiple cancerous tumors and creating a worldwide standard of proton therapy etc.
Also seen in the 41-second clip were Proton chairman Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar and its Deputy Chief Executive Officer Datuk Radzaif Mohamed.
Proton cancer therapy is a high-precision radiation therapy.
"We found an extremely high outward-directed pressure from the center of the proton, and a much lower and more extended inward-directed pressure near the proton's periphery," Volker Burkert, Jefferson Lab Hall B leader and a coauthor on a paper describing the measurements, explained in a statement Wednesday.
Previously, patients had to travel to countries such as the United States or Switzerland to receive proton beam therapy.
Mike Moran, chief executive of Proton Partners, said: "We are very proud, particularly in the aftermath of World Cancer Day on Sunday, to be bringing proton beam therapy to the North East.
Mr Walsh founded his company in 2015 after discovering that his brother's breast cancer could have been treated with fewer side effects using proton beam therapy.
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 13 2017] United States Proton Therapy market is expected to reach nearly US$ 1 Billion, potentially US$ 7 Billion by 2025.
The level of expertise combined will bring proton therapy to the next level.
* Steven Lin, MD with MD Anderson Cancer Center presented a study that found that even though proton therapy initially cost more than intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to treat patients with esophageal cancer, the cost of care after treatment was higher for IMRT because patients required additional treatments, surgeries, or hospitalizations due to complications.
In the Proton therapy the technology is different - its machine is three stories high and weighting up of 100 tons consists of special housing within a treatment facility to hold the equipment and convey the proton beams.