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NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center
Date:2/25/2008

President Peters declares spirit of hope and focus on mission

CHICAGO, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Illinois University today named Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation as its expected provider of clinical services for a new $160 million proton therapy cancer treatment and research center to be built in the DuPage National Technology Park about 35 miles west of Chicago.

The announcement came as Northern Illinois University President John Peters presented formal testimony before the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board in Chicago seeking the final go ahead for the project.

"NIU is deeply saddened by recent events and yet so very proud of the way our student body, faculty and administrative team responded during this difficult time and came together with hope for the future," Dr. Peters said. "We are here today in that spirit of hope and with constant focus on our mission. We are pleased our application for the proton treatment center received an entirely positive report from the Illinois Department of Public Health. We look forward to final approval by the Planning Board so we can begin construction of this facility that will stand in testament to our mission as a world class educational, research and now, cancer treatment center."

NIU Board of Trustees Chair Cherilyn Murer hailed the collaboration with Northwestern saying that NIU's expertise in advanced accelerator physics and engineering coupled with the world class cancer treatment experience of doctors from the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation in Chicago would make NIU's proton treatment center the best in the world.

"Our anticipated collaboration with Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation speaks to the high caliber of our endeavor," Murer said. "While patient focus will be our primary objective, the incredible by-products we will offer through education and research in the form of medical, scientific and technology protocols will work to advance
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