Penn celebrates dedication of Roberts Proton Therapy Center

November 24, 2009

Penn Current

Penn Medicine celebrated the dedication of the Roberts Proton Therapy Center on Nov. 23, by honoring the many donors and staff members who helped make the cutting-edge $140 million radiation therapy facility a reality.

The Center, part of the Abramson Cancer Center, is the largest and most advanced proton therapy facility in the world, with the capacity to treat about 3,000 patients a year. Housed within the Department of Radiation Oncology, the Center is located underground, where a 220-ton cyclotron generates beams of protons into five treatment rooms... Read More

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