A 90-ton cyclotron was installed Thursday at the new Emory Proton Therapy Center in Midtown in an event attended by Mayor Kasim Reed and Dr. Jonathan Lewin, CEO of Emory Healthcare. Check out the adjacent slideshow for photos from the event.
The 90-ton piece of machinery uses powerful magnetic and electrical fields to accelerate protons to focus precisely on cancer cells. The cyclotron was driven up from the Port of Savannah by police escort.
Atlanta Business Chronicle reported June 30 that the…
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90-ton cyclotron installed at new Emory Proton Therapy Center (SLIDESHOW)