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McLaren Health Care Forming Partnership With ProTom International to Build First Proton Beam Therapy Center In Michigan
Date:9/22/2009

Proton beam therapy delivers radiation to a more targeted area than conventional x-ray radiation, sparing more surrounding healthy tissue and organs while more directly targeting the tumor and producing fewer side effects for patients.

In July 2008, McLaren Health Care received a certificate of need from the Michigan Department of Community Health on behalf of its Great Lakes Cancer Institute - Flint campus. That CON anticipated a $168-million center to be built on the GLCI - Flint campus, near the 458-bed McLaren Regional Medical Center. Working with ProTom, McLaren expects the total cost for the jointly owned center will be approximately $50 million.

"McLaren represents an ideal partner for ProTom International. The size and geographic footprint of the system along with their strong position in cancer treatment through its Great Lakes Cancer Institute uniquely positions them to provide this cutting-edge therapy, " said ProTom CEO Stephen L. Spotts. "We are pleased to provide our Radiance 330 system for the first proton therapy facility in the state."

Therapy services provided by McLaren will be made available to all patients who require it, regardless of their ability to pay. Physicians not affiliated with McLaren Health Care will also be provided access to the center to treat their patients.

In February, McLaren contracted with The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, a leader in treating with proton beam, to determine how best to offer the therapy at McLaren's Great Lakes Cancer Institute - Flint campus. "Over the next decade, we can expect to see a remarkable transition in proton therapy," said Alfred R. Smith, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Proton Therapy Development, at M. D. Anderson and principal consultant for McLaren. "In addition to important advances in proton delivery, treatment planning and quality assurance, I expect to see the cost of p
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