New Video Interview Explores Why Willis-Knighton Cancer Center is Adding Proton Therapy to Treatment Options
A new video interview with Lane R. Rosen, M.D. reviews why the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center sought to add proton therapy to its cancer care options.
Willis-Knighton is currently constructing a two-story proton therapy center using the first single-room compact proton therapy system developed by IBA. When completed, the new Willis-Knighton Proton Center will serve about 200 cancer patients annually.
In the interview, Dr. Rosen, the Director of Radiation Oncology at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center, shares Willis-Knighton’s vision for the new facility and discusses why proton therapy is an effective treatment for many cancer patients.
Proton therapy is considered the most advanced and targeted cancer treatment due to its superior dose distribution and fewer side effects.
VIDEO ALERT: The complete interview with Dr. Rosen is available at .
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a cancer diagnostics and treatment company and the worldwide technology leader in the field of proton therapy. The company’s expertise lies in the development of next-generation proton therapy technologies and radiopharmaceuticals that provide oncology care providers with premium quality services and equipment, including IBA’s leading fully integrated IntegraLab radiopharmacy system, and Dosimetry advanced solutions for Quality Assurance of medical equipment and increased patient safety.
Headquartered in Belgium and employing more than 1,200 people worldwide, IBA currently has installed systems across Europe and the U.S. and is expanding into emerging markets. The company is focused on building sustainable global growth for investors, providing solutions in the fight against cancer.
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Opened in 2000, the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center provides a wide range of treatment options for cancer patients, including radiation oncology, medical oncology and hematology, surgical oncology, and gynecologic oncology. A regional comprehensive cancer center, Willis-Knighton provides diagnostic services such as PET/CT, X-ray, CT and laboratory. It also offers social services counseling, nutritional counseling, educational resources, community education programs and support groups.
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