Treatment room in Chicago
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The Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, the advanced cancer care center, has offered proton therapy treatments to patients using IBA’s Proteus®PLUS solution since 2010.

It is the first and only proton radiation center in Illinois and uses state-of-the-art technology to treat adults and children with tumors and cancer from all over the world.

The center is equipped with four treatment rooms, which use the latest advancements in image-guided precision and intensity modulated proton beam delivery. In May 2019 it reported that it had operated at over 99% uptime.

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