[ RadSafe ] Is the Future Bright for Proton Therapy?

Chris Alston ALSTONCJ at gunet.georgetown.edu
Thu Oct 4 17:49:02 CDT 2007


Yes.  There is new technology.  The basic cost of a facility has, very recently, come down by about a factor of four.  E.g., Swedish Med Center, in Seattle, is installing a machine, in partnership with other institutions, for about US$22M.  Check out the Clinatron 250, by Still River Systems.


>>> John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> 10/01/07 10:54PM >>> 
Is the Future Bright for Proton Therapy?

CONFIDENTIAL: The information contained in this communication,
including its attachments may contain confidential information and
is intended only for the individual (s) or entity (ies) to whom it
is addressed . The information contained in this communication may
also be protected by legal privilege , federal law or other
applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient of this
communication , you are hereby notified that any distribution,
dissemination or duplication of this communication is strictly
prohibited. If you have received this communication in error please
immediately delete and destroy all copies of this message and
please immediately notify us of the error by separate communication
. Thank you. 

More information about the RadSafe mailing list