Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville, the newest member of the Provision CARES Cancer Network, announces the first patient graduation at the Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Franklin. Mr. James Williams celebrated the completion of his treatment with a bell-ringing ceremony on November 14 at the center.
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville began treating patients on October 8, 2018, with an unprecedented schedule starting with five patients on the first day, growing to 15 on the eleventh day, and now treating 20 patients per day. Provision is setting new standards of excellence for patient care by embracing an exceptional Culture of Care philosophy. Provision demonstrates a commitment to respect the dignity and value of every person by providing an exceptional patient experience. As part of the Culture of Care, Provision offers each patient the opportunity to participate in a Victory Bell celebration, where a patient’s family members, friends, and Provision CARES Team gather together to acknowledge and commemorate the completion of the treatment process.
Mr. Williams spoke enthusiastically about his cancer treatment experience at Provision, saying, “All the staff members have been so friendly, it feels like a family atmosphere. I have been amazed at the lack of side effects I am experiencing, and I just appreciate that Provision is here in Middle Tennessee and is an accessible resource to the surrounding communities.”
Mary Lou DuBois, President of Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville, said “On behalf of the entire Provision CARES team, we are honored and privileged to be a part of this milestone celebration.”
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville features Provision’s Tennessee-made ProNova SC360 Proton Therapy System, providing the most advanced cancer treatment technology. Proton therapy precisely targets tumors thus reducing the risk of side effects and providing improved outcomes and quality of life for patients both during and after treatment.
About Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville is located on the Provision CARES Cancer Center campus, at 4588 Carothers Parkway in Franklin, Tennessee. As a member of the Provision CARES Cancer Network, Provision continues to bring comprehensive advanced cancer care to patients in Tennessee and around the world.
About ProNova Solutions, LLC and the SC360 Proton Therapy System
ProNova Solutions was founded by former leaders of CTI Molecular Imaging, which brought positron emission tomography (PET) technology out of the laboratory and made it a clinical reality for millions of cancer patients. Today the same team is redefining cancer treatment once again with the introduction of the ProNova SC360 Proton Therapy System, the first and only superconducting 360-degree compact proton therapy system. It is the only proton therapy system developed in a clinical setting, benefitting from continuous input from physicians, medical physicists, and therapists during the entire course of design and development. The system includes state-of-the-art features such as pencil beam scanning and advanced imaging with cone-beam CT, all in a compact design.