It now treats, on average, 40 proton therapy patients per day during a 12-hour shift. The proton therapy center at Penn Medicine.
Soon after it opened on April 30, 2015, the Mevion system at Ackerman Cancer Center achieved the fastest per-room patient ramp-up in the history of proton therapy.
Mevion Medical Systems debuted its S250 Proton Therapy System at Ackerman Cancer Care Center in Jacksonville, Florida more than two years ago, and since then, it has set a record: The system has treated 526 patients, the highest number ever treated with proton therapy in a two-year period in a single room.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently updated its clinical practice guidelines to add proton therapy as an appropriate therapy in the management of several ailments, including esophageal carcinomas, head and neck, hepatobiliary and non-small-cell lung carcinomas.
Mevion Single Room Proton Therapy System Treats more than 520 Patients in Two Years
as mentioned in About the MEVION S250 Series™The MEVION S250 Series is elegantly designed to deliver high-powered, efficient proton therapy treatments.
LITTLETON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a major milestone for the proton therapy industry, the MEVION S250 Proton Therapy System at Ackerman Cancer Center (ACC) in Jacksonville, Fla., has treated 526 patients with proton therapy just 24 months after first patient treatment.
It now treats, on average, 40 proton therapy patients per day during a 12-hour shift.
Mevion invented the compact proton therapy system to help increase access to this valuable therapy.
Based on the success of its first Mevion unit, ACC plans to install a second system, a MEVION S250i Proton Therapy System with HYPERSCAN pencil beam scanning technology
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