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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Begins Treatments with the HYPERSCAN Pencil Beam Scanning System
Mevion Medical Systems announces the treatment of the first patient in the world on the MEVION S250i Proton Therapy System at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
“The launch of the HYPERSCAN system is a major milestone in the field of proton therapy. It is the realization of a vision to create the most clinically advanced and economically viable proton therapy system in the world making proton therapy accessible across the spectrum of healthcare providers,” said Joseph Jachinowski, CEO of Mevion Medical Systems. “Mevion has consistently pushed the field of proton therapy forward. We first changed proton therapy by introducing a new paradigm of economic, compact proton systems and now we are doing it again by deploying an advanced approach to pencil beam delivery. These achievements are the result of a team passionate about the impact proton therapy can have on patients’ lives.”
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