03
FEB
2019

Working together for a future without cancer

World Cancer Day is recognised on February 4th this year and is used to raise awareness of one of the world’s most deadly diseases. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide and up to 3.7 million lives could be saved each year by implementing resource appropriate strategie
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25
JAN
2019

The Christie treats first patients with high energy protons

The first patients have been treated at the newly opened proton therapy centre at the Christie hospital in Manchester, UK.  It has been reported by the BBC that fifteen-year-old Mason Kettley, who has a rare brain cancer, will be amongst the first treated. This facility is the first o
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28
JUN
2017

State of the art cancer-treating cyclotron arrives at UK’s first high energy proton beam centre at The Christie

A state of the art proton beam therapy machine, the ‘cyclotron’, was installed at the specialist cancer hospital The Christie in Manchester last week, marking a major milestone in a national NHS plan to provide high energy proton beam therapy in the UK from next year. Proton beam ther
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