Texas Center for Proton Therapy Opens Third Treatment Room
Publication: Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
October 10, 2016
Members of the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce turned out for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Texas Center for Proton Therapy Proton, which also celebrated the opening of a third treatment room, giving the center the ability to treat 100 patients each day.
Texas Center for Proton Therapy is creating more hope for cancer patients with latest-generation technology that targets cancer cells with extreme precision, while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. The 63,000-square-foot center is the only center in Texas to offer pencil-beam scanning and image-guided proton therapy in multiple rooms, treating cancer with proton beams as small as two millimeters wide.
Dr. Andrew Lee, medical director, and Gary Barlow, director, give an overview of this leading-edge technology used to fight cancer.
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