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April 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Hospitals Rush to Provide Costly Proton Beam Therapy

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Technological advances are a major factor in rising U.S. health-care spending. Often, they lead to better care for patients. But now, nonprofit hospitals and private investors across the country are spending fortunes to build a wave of expensive, high-tech proton-beam cancer treatment centers before researchers have established that the treatment works better than cheaper alternatives […]

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