Dr. Lane Rosen http://redriverradio.org en Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport builds region's first proton facility http://redriverradio.org/post/willis-knighton-health-system-shreveport-builds-regions-first-proton-facility <p>Willis-Knighton Health System is building a $40 million Proton Therapy Center that will offer a high-tech, state-of-the-art radiation treatment for cancer. The 55,000 square-foot expansion of its cancer center is expected&nbsp;to create about 15 new jobs. There are 11 such proton beam centers nationwide. Dr. Lane Rosen, Willis-Knighton’s director of radiation oncology, said during a press briefing yesterday that Willis-Knighton will offer the first compact proton therapy system.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:08:14 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 30731 at http://redriverradio.org Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport builds region's first proton facility