Mevion sends 1st compact accelerator to China

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

October 16, 2020 -- Mevion Medical Systems has shipped the first compact accelerator module for an installation of its Mevion S250i proton therapy system to Kunshan, China.

The 15-ton compact accelerator is the smallest of its kind and will be the first accelerator in China, according to the firm.

The single-room proton therapy system can be embedded directly into a radiation oncology department and scaled to add additional treatment rooms with the growth of patient volume, Mevion added.


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