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Partners for Urology Health First in Ohio with New Radiation Therapy Technology
Date:2/8/2010

Partners for Urology Health, a joint venture between Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP), NEO Urology Associates Inc., and Advanced Urology Inc., is proud to announce the installation of Ohio's first and only radiation oncology center with Elekta Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), the world’s most advanced radiation therapy technology.

Youngstown, Ohio (Vocus) February 8, 2010 -- Partners for Urology Health, a joint venture between Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP), NEO Urology Associates Inc., and Advanced Urology Inc., is proud to announce the installation of Ohio's first and only radiation oncology center with Elekta Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), the worlds most advanced radiation therapy technology. Elekta VMAT is a new treatment option for cancer patients and promises to significantly improve patients experience and the quality of care.

"This new technology reduces the time required for radiotherapy sessions to five minutes or less, while giving us the ability to treat targets more aggressively than ever before," explains Dr. Rashad El-Dabh, radiation oncologist. "It's an innovative way to deliver radiation treatments and is a significant improvement to existing radiation therapy techniques."

Elekta VMAT precisely conforms the radiation to a tumor's shape. The radiation is delivered only to the intended area, allowing clinical staff to spare more surrounding healthy tissue and better avoid nearby critical anatomy. To further ensure accuracy, 3D imaging at ultra-low doses allows staff to quickly and safely verify tumor position prior to treatment. Sophisticated monitoring tools further enhance precision by monitoring treatment in real-time to ensure that the dose is delivered as precisely as the radiation oncologist prescribes it.

For a fact sheet and images of the Elekta VMAT, visit HMpartners.org/media.

About Partners for Urology Health
Partners for Urology Health is a joint venture between Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP), NEO Urology Associates Inc., and Advanced Urology Inc. The facility, located on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown, Ohio, is a 13,000 square-foot center, which will house urology physician services and radiation oncology. The center is scheduled to open in April 2010.

About Humility of Mary Health Partners
Humility of Mary Health Partners is an integrated health system located in the Youngstown/Warren area. HMHP provides a full spectrum of health care services, including inpatient, outpatient, emergency, urgent care, home care, residential and long-term care, as well as hospice care. Members are St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, Humility of Mary Home Health Services, The Assumption Village, Humility House, Hospice of the Valley and Laurel Lake. St. Elizabeth and St. Joseph health centers, St. Elizabeth emergency and diagnostic centers in Boardman and Austintown, and the St. Joseph Outpatient Surgery Center in Howland have achieved Magnet recognition status, the gold standard of patient care. Learn more about HMHP online at www.HMpartners.org.

Contact:
Annie Sofran
Marketing/Public Relations Specialist
330-480-2258

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