Cancer Treatment Facility
With funding from the National Cancer Institute, scientists developed the use of Fermilab's Linear Accelerator as a source to treat cancer patients with beams of neutrons. In the last 25 years more than 3,000 patients have received treatment. Since 1995, Provena Saint Joseph Hospital has managed the Midwest Institute for Neutron Therapy at Fermilab, which treats cancer patients from all over the country.
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