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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04
MAR
2016

CI researchers help improve cancer treatments with new proton imaging technology

Cockcroft Institute researchers are part of a major collaborative project to develop more powerful proton imaging technology that could provide more accurate cancer treatments. Cockcroft Institute researchers from Lancaster University and the University of Manchester are collaborating
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