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UW Health invests $60M in new upright proton therapy technology, taking a new approach to treating cancer

May 17, 2022


UW Health plans to offer proton therapy, a form of radiation treatment that more precisely targets tumors for patients with certain cancers, and will be the first location in the state of Wisconsin to provide the treatment.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison affiliated health system announced Tuesday it struck a partnership with medical device company Leo Cancer Care to be the first medical center in the world to use the company’s new radiation device, which delivers proton therapy using groundbreaking upright treatment technology.

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