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Provision Healthcare Introduces a Major Advancement in the Care of Cancer Patients and Treats First Patients at the Provision CARES Cancer Center Using ProNova’s Innovative Proton Therapy System

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Provision Healthcare, an industry leading innovator in comprehensive, collaborative cancer solutions, is pleased to announce successfully treating the first patients on Provision’s newly developed ProNova SC360 proton therapy system at the Provision CARES Cancer Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Read More

New proton therapy cancer center to open across from Williamson Medical Center

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A cancer treatment center specializing in proton therapy, an increasingly popular treatment, is set to open in the summer of 2018.

Provision Healthcare, a clinical provider and developer of cancer treatments, will open a Provision CARES Cancer Center on Carothers Parkway, across from Williamson Medical Center, said Dr. Terry Douglass, Ph.D., the executive chair of Provision.

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It’s like NASA landed in Franklin: Proton-therapy center nears completion

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After nearly two years of construction, Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville is nearing completion of its $100 million cancer-treatment center — minus some areas of the roof.

That’s because crews still need to lower a 28-foot-diameter gantry — a structure about the size of an above-ground pool that rotates around a patient during therapy, allowing treatment from different angles —into place at the 45,000-square-foot facility.
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Provision Healthcare Advances Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center Development in Franklin

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Provision Healthcare Advances Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center Development in Franklin with Arrival of Cyclotron

Franklin, Tennessee (July 20, 2017) – – Provision Healthcare is developing another advanced comprehensive Provision CARES Cancer Center in Franklin, TN which will include one of the most promising new cancer therapies now available – proton therapy. The Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center, a key feature of the cancer center, will utilize the latest advancement in proton therapy systems – the ProNova SC360. Read More

Provision Healthcare Receives FDA Clearance of the ProNova SC360 Proton Therapy System

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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (December 8, 2016)—Provision Healthcare’s research, development and manufacturing subsidiary, ProNova Solutions, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its SC360 proton therapy system only four years ­after commencing research and development.  This is the first and only compact 360 degree pencil beam scanning proton therapy system capable of treating patients at all angles without moving the patient, enabling the most efficient clinical workflows, improved accuracy of treatment, and patient comfort. Read More

Provision Asia and Shenzhen Hairong International Medical Development form Joint Venture

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Provision Asia and Shenzhen Hairong International Medical Development form Joint Venture to Develop Proton Centers and Cancer Centers in China

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. (June 3, 2016) Provision Asia (HK), Limited, a company organized and existing under the laws of Hong Kong, (“Provision Asia”) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Provision Healthcare, LLC, and Shenzhen Hairong International Medical Development Co., Ltd (“Hairong International”), a company organized and existing under the laws of the People’s Republic of China and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shenzhen Neptunus Bioengineering Co., Ltd, are pleased to announce the formation of Provision China, a Joint Venture Limited Liability company registered and doing business in the Shenzhen Qianhai free trade zone. Read More

Provision Launches First International Proton Therapy Research & Training Center in China

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On May 12, 2016, Provision Healthcare and Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital – International Personalized Cancer Center (IPCC) held the “Tianjin Free Trade Zone Sino-American Proton Therapy International Summit” in Tianjin*. During the summit, Provision and Tianjin IPCC entered into agreement to launch the first international Proton Therapy Clinical Research & Training Center in China. With the launch of the program with Provision Healthcare, Tianjin IPCC will develop the most advanced research platform of proton therapy in China, serving the entire northeastern and central China. Given the positive social and economic impacts, the program and partnership received the warmest welcomes and supports from the local government and community.

Dr. Terry Douglass, Joe Matteo and Niek Schreuder from Provision/ProNova, along with hundreds of experts and governmental representatives, attended the signing ceremony and spoke on various aspects of proton therapy. Dr. Xishan Hao, president of Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital, president of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, honorary president of Tianjin Medical University and Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, participated in the agreement signing and launching ceremony.

Dr. Terry Douglass, Founder and CEO of Provision Healthcare, discussed the development of proton therapy in the U.S. and around the world, highlighting proton therapy’s potential role in advancing cancer treatment in China. Based on the rapid increase in cancer incidence and the lack of radiation therapy resources, Dr. Douglass estimates that China will need more than 2,000 proton therapy treatment rooms for the annual new diagnoses alone. Following the speech, Dr. Terry Douglass was interviewed by China’s national television to discuss proton therapy and the partnership between Provision and Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital.

Pictured: Terry Douglass (top lft), Joe Matteo (top rt), Niek Schreuder(btm lft)

oe Matteo, president of ProNova Solutions, introduced the world-class SC360 proton therapy compact system. ProNova has committed to minimizing the cost barrier of proton therapy by drastically decreasing the size and weight of the system, and more importantly, improving the clinical capability by integrating the state-of-the-art imaging technology.

Niek Schreuder, Chief medical physicist of Provision Healthcare, spoke about the physics and clinical advantages of proton therapy, and led the medical physics training session in the afternoon. More than one hundred Chinese medical physicists and radiation therapy experts participated in the training session. The discussions covered the clinical applications of proton therapy as well as the continual growth of proton industry.*Tianjin: The city of Tianjin (Pronounced as “Tientsin”) is the fourth largest city in China and home to over 15 million people. Tianjin, literally meaning “Heaven’s Ferry”, owns the largest seaport in northern China.