by Brendon Nafziger
, DOTmed News Associate Editor | July 20, 2012
A cancer hospital in Singapore announced it was bringing proton therapy to Southeast Asia.
The National Cancer Center Singapore said Thursday it had plans to build a $100 million proton therapy center in the basement of a new medical campus. Construction on the center would start in 2014, and likely wrap up three years later, the center said.
"This is a major milestone for Singapore," the center's director, Soo Khee Chee, said in a statement.
Quest Imaging Solutions provides all major brands of surgical c-arms (new and refurbished) and carries a large inventory for purchase or rent. With over 20 years in the medical equipment business we can help you fulfill your equipment needs
Once finished, the center would treat about 1,000 patients a year, according to an Asia One report.
In Asia, proton therapy is currently available in Japan, China and Korea.