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New Treatment Technology Acquired By Fox Chase Cancer Center Reduces Radiation Of Healthy Tissue

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November 13, 2000
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Fox Chase Cancer Center has acquired a new technology that allows a more precise delivery of high dose radiation to tumors while sparing healthy tissues and critical structures. Fox Chase Cancer Center is the first comprehensive cancer center in the nation to utilize the HD-270 Multileaf Collimator (MLC) from Siemens Medical Systems, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA (November 9, 2000) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center has acquired a new technology that allows a more precise delivery of high dose radiation to tumors while sparing healthy tissues and critical structures. Fox Chase Cancer Center is the first comprehensive cancer center in the nation to utilize the HD-270 Multileaf Collimator (MLC) from Siemens Medical Systems, Inc.


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Fox Chase Cancer Center. "New Treatment Technology Acquired By Fox Chase Cancer Center Reduces Radiation Of Healthy Tissue." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 13 November 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001110072253.htm>.
Fox Chase Cancer Center. (2000, November 13). New Treatment Technology Acquired By Fox Chase Cancer Center Reduces Radiation Of Healthy Tissue. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001110072253.htm
Fox Chase Cancer Center. "New Treatment Technology Acquired By Fox Chase Cancer Center Reduces Radiation Of Healthy Tissue." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/11/001110072253.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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