MD Anderson, Hitachi's First U.S. Proton Beam Therapy System Partner, Celebrates a Decade of Proton Beam Therapy

Tokyo, June 17, 2016 --The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of its proton therapy center in Houston, Texas on May 19, 2016. Notable doctors and speakers gathered at the world renowned hospital, together with representatives of Hitachi, some of whom were part of the team who helped plan and construct the proton beam therapy system, the engineering marvel used to treat over 7,000 patients since its first treatment date May 4, 2006.