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MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center's State-of-the-Art Machine Shop

Ever wonder how patient-specific devices are made for MD Anderson's proton therapy treatment? This video showcases the center's state-of-the-art machine shop, and how the specialists program treatment plans into the machines to build compensators and apertures. These are acrylic and brass devices used to shape the beam for optimal treatment. In addition, machine and fabrication specialist, Paul Wisdom, discusses the many quality assurance techniques employed by multiple Proton Therapy Center teams to ensure the best possible treatment is received by proton therapy patients. For more information on MD Anderson's Proton Therapy Center you can visit the website at http://mdanderson.org/proton
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