Posts Tagged: proton

UK hospital to offer proton beam therapy

The first hospital in the UK to offer proton beam therapy to fight cancer is expected to open within two years. The private cancer hospital, costing £150 million, is expected to begin treating patients in 2017. The hospital will be built on the site of the historic grade II listed Royal masonic Hospital in Hammersmith… Read more »

Work starts on £125m proton beam centre

Cancer patients will soon be able to get revolutionary proton beam therapy as work starts at the UK’s first specialist centre at The Christie in Manchester. A ground-breaking ceremony at hospital this week marked the start of construction of the £125 million centre, which should open in 2018. Oldham Chronicle

NHS to bring proton therapy to Manchester and London

Last week Varian Medical Systems announced a contract to bring proton therapy to New York City, and this week it is announcing two contracts in partnership with the NHS in the U.K. The U.K. government is investing £250 million in building and equipping the Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester and the University College London… Read more »