A BENCHMARK CENTER FOR COMBATTING CANCER

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OVER TO THE PROTON UNIT

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2020

FIRST QUARTER
PATIENT TREATMENT TO COMMENCE

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PROFESSIONALS
IN THE TEAM

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THE MOST PRECISE EXTERNAL RADIOTHERAPY AGAINST CANCER

HOW DOES PROTON TREATMENT WORK?

From the complex issues to the simple ones. We'll tell you more about this treatment that helps to control numerous types of cancer and not damage healthy tissue that surrounds them.

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INDICATIONS

PROTON THERAPY: WHAT DISEASES IS IT RECOMMENDED FOR?

Proton therapy give highly promising results with minimal side effects in pediatric tumors, skull base, brain, head and neck tumors.

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PROTON THERAPY UNIT

COMMENCEMENT OF PATIENT TREATMENT IN EARLY 2020

CWith a surface area of 3,600m2 the new unit has a proton accelerator, two patient treatment rooms (gantries), work rooms and support equipment and facilities.

THE MOST ADVANCED GENERATION OF EXTERNAL RADIOTHERAPY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

The proton beam is very precisely directed towards the tumor, significantly reducing damage to nearby healthy tissue.

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SPECIALISTS

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM
TO TREAT THE ILLNESS

The group of professionals at the head of the Proton Therapy Unit of the Clínica Universidad de Navarra will have a markedly multidisciplinary approach. It shall be made up of professionals including oncologists, radio therapists, medical oncologists, physicists, engineers, technicians and dosimetrists.

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    Dr. Felipe Calvo Manuel

    Co-director of the Department of Radiation Oncology

    SPECIALIST IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY

  • Imagen del Dr. Rafael Martínez Monge

    Dr. Rafael Martínez Monge

    Co-director of the Department of Radiation Oncology

    SPECIALIST IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY

  • Imagen del Dr. Ignacio Gil Bazo

    Dr. Ignacio Gil Bazo

    Co-director of the Department of Medical Oncology

    SPECIALIST IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

  • Imagen del. Dr. Antonio González Martín

    Dr. Antonio González Martín

    Co-director of the Department of Medical Oncology

    SPECIALIST IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

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    Dr. Josep Martí Climent

    Head of the Radio-Physics Service

    RADIO-PHYSICIST

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    Dr. Diego Azcona Armendáriz

    Specialist at the Department of Radiation Oncology

    RADIO-PHYSICIST

A BENCHMARK CENTER IN EUROPE

The Clínica Universidad de Navarra has allied with Hitachi to offer for the first time in Europe the same technology already present in 27 leading international cancer treatment centers. The centers include leading international university hospitals such as the Mayo Clinic (at its centers in Rochester and Phoenix), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center, in the USA, and the Hokkaido University Hospital in Japan, amongst others. Besides the 18 centers located in Japan, Hitachi has 9 other centers around the world. See more about them.

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