MDACC, Protons, Chinese Investment Thread
A lot of people on this board have some inside MDACC insight. So I have a question. In 2012 a Chinese company, Concord Medical, obtained a 20% stake in the MDACC proton center. https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/morning_call/2012/12/chinese-company-acquires-stake-in-md.html In the first post of this thread, it's pointed out that PROTON THERAPY CENTER HOUSTON LTD obtained $8.4m in payments for proton therapy from the US Govt in 2018. If you trace this company you find... a Jigang Sun... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: TheWallnerus Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums

Protons in the news (again)
Louisiana hopeful a gamble on an unproven cancer therapy will pay off First sentence calls proton therapy "a divisive cancer treatment." (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 5, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: hot sauce Source Type: forums

Articles to use against Proton radiotherapy for prostate cancer
What articles do you usually site to sway patients away from proton therapy for prostate cancer? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 24, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: XRT_doc Source Type: forums

Mevion Higher speed pencil beam scanning - Hyperscan proton therapy system
One of the radiation therapy company from US named Mevion Medical systems introduced a Hyperscan system which is going to deliver high speed pencil beam scanning.Current pencil beam systems are very sensitive to motion.This latest Hypersacn system delivers less sensitive to patient and tumour motions.As of now it is not approved by US FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Details: (Source: Cystic Fibrosis CFTR Modulation and Gene Therapy Forum)
Source: Cystic Fibrosis CFTR Modulation and Gene Therapy Forum - September 18, 2014 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: emilymainzer Tags: CFTR Modulation and Gene Therapy Talk Source Type: forums