Hitachi, Ltd. Accepts an Order for Two New Proton Beam Therapy Systems in the U.S.

Published: May 10, 2011

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501/NYSE:HIT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to provide Mayo Clinic with 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 both facilities for 10 years following completion of the systems’ installation.

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