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Proton Beam Therapy Sparks Hospital Arms Race

proton beam therapy, a high-tech radiation treatment for cancer.

The local government in Washington, D.C., is on the verge of approving two proton beam facilities at a total cost of $153 million. The centers would be owned by the two dominant hospital systems in the area: Johns Hopkins Medicine and MedStar Health.

http://upr.org/post/proton-beam-therapy-sparks-hospital-arms-race