St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Selects Hitachi, Ltd. (HIT) to Supply and Install Proton Beam Therapy System
2/21/2012 10:12:01 AM
Memphis, Tennessee, Feb 21, 2012 (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to provide its proton beam therapy (PBT) system. This next-generation technology has spot scanning capability for treating certain forms of cancer. The agreement includes PBT system maintenance for 10 years following completion of the systems' installation.