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Training oncologists to meet rising demand of proton beam therapy

2020-02-04

January 4th 2020: The Rutherford Cancer Centres have announced that they have treated over 100 patients with proton beam therapy and trained over 65 oncologists in the treatment of proton therapy to meet the rising demand for the pioneering treatment in the UK.

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Rutherford Cancer Centre awarded Macmillan Quality Environment Mark

2020-02-03

January 3rd 2020: Rutherford Cancer Centre awarded Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for patient care

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Proton Beam Therapy Given Boost by Landmark Research

2020-01-07

January 1st 2020: The increasing use of proton beam therapy in the UK to treat cancer has been given a significant boost following the publication of a landmark study which shows the treatment dramatically reduces side effects for patients.

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Rutherford Cancer Centre announces new collaboration to help prostate cancer patients in the North East

2019-10-28

October 28th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East has announced a collaboration with Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital to aid the treatment of prostate cancer radiotherapy patients.

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New drive to encourage men to have prostate cancer checks

2019-10-24

October 24th 2019: It’s one of the biggest killers of men in the UK but an initiative to tackle prostate cancer hopes to attract thousands to have a free check-up.

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester officially opens the Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

2019-09-18

September 18th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester today - heralding a significant milestone for advanced cancer care in the region.

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New proton beam therapy centre in Berkshire to meet rising demand

2019-08-19

August 19th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley today announced the opening of its new proton beam therapy suite to meet growing demand for the pioneering treatment. 

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Cancer centre in the North East awarded Building Project of the Year 2019

2019-06-25

June 25th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East in Northumberland has been awarded the Building Project of the Year at the Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards 2019. The centre in Bomarsund offers highly advanced cancer treatments, including proton beam therapy, and is the first of its kind in the North East. 

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Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in landmark partnership with Rutherford Cancer Centre

2019-06-19

June 19th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East and Northumbria Healthcare today announced a landmark partnership that will see NHS cancer patients treated at the Rutherford Centre in Bomarsund.

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Proton beam therapy gains momentum as patients claim it can transform lives of thousands

2019-06-13

June 13th 2019: Proton beam therapy could transform the lives of thousands of patients according to one of the first patients to receive the treatment in the UK, as the pioneering treatment took centre stage at a conference which sees one of the biggest gatherings of oncologists and radiotherapists in the world.

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