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MGH Cancer Center employees filled the Goitein Conference Room at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Nov. 8 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the first proton patient treated at the center.

A decade of caring

18/Nov/2011

 

MGH Cancer Center employees filled the Goitein Conference Room at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Nov. 8 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the first proton patient treated at the center. Historical reflections were mixed with personal memories during the hour-long celebration, which included a slideshow and cake. “It’s been an amazing history,” said Jay Loeffler, MD, chief of Radiation Oncology. “Thank you all so much for what you’ve done for our patients and what you’ve done for the institution.”

Speakers at the event were, from left, Tom DeLaney, MD, medical director of the Proton Center; Jay Flanz, PhD, technical director of the Proton Center; James Matthews, RTT, assistant director of the Radiation Therapy Service; Judy Adams, CMD, director of Dosimetry; Herman Suit, MD, PhD, former chief of Radiation Oncology; and Loeffler

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