GPA delivers big lift for cancer patients



By: Mary Carr Mayle
Friday, 08/22/2014

Good things don’t always come in small packages, as evidenced by the cutting-edge cancer treatment equipment that recently moved from Kobe, Japan, through Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal in Savannah.

Proton therapy is an advanced, precise form of radiation cancer treatment. The technology is able to target cancer tissue with less damage to surrounding healthy tissue than traditional radiation treatments. However, the units are massive and heavy.

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