New Delhi: Apollo Proton Cancer Center (APCC), the first and only proton therapy center in South Asia and the Middle East, and Ion Beam Applications (IBA), Belgium provide proton therapy training and education for diagnosticians in Asia and around the world.
Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s leading and trusted integrative healthcare provider, has acquired IBA’s Proteus®Plus Proton Therapy System and has been successfully treating cancer patients for over three years. Now, with this collaboration, the Apollo Proton Cancer Center will provide diagnosticians with knowledge on proton therapy through its advanced training and education program.
Announcing the partnership, Dr. Pratap C Reddy, Founder and Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. said, “The urgency of high quality cancer care and the increasing prevalence of cancer cases in India was the reason why Apollo Cancer Centers (ACC) was established almost three decades ago. ) was the reason for its origin. Since then, ACC has consistently pioneered the best and most advanced cancer care in India, with the most recent being proton therapy.”
Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. said, “Proton therapy was introduced at APCC in 2019, a first in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and the world’s most advanced radiation therapy has been administered to millions of cancer patients.
Dr. Rakesh Jalali, Medical Director and Head of Radiation Oncology, Apollo Proton Cancer Center said, “We started Proton Cancer Center in India to provide the most advanced cancer treatment available in the world.”