In its efforts to attract more international cancer patients to Jacksonville, the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute has held its first-ever symposium in China.
Representatives for the institute had a two-week visit to China where they met with health care providers to talk about proton therapy and the research that proves its advantage in treating certain forms of cancer. The target is adults and children from China.
The UF Health Proton Institute sees a minimum of 100 patients a day, many of them from countries outside the USA that, like China, do not have access to proton beam therapy, which targets cancer cells with pin-point precision.
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