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Developing a national proton beam therapy service

The strategic outline case and accompanying value for money addendum for the national proton beam therapy service development programme has been published.

Access to high quality modern radiotherapy techniques such as proton beam therapy (PBT) will support improved outcomes, increase cure rates and improve patient experience by minimising long-term side effects of treatment. PBT is currently not available in this country and patients travel overseas for treatment. More ......