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A new Radiotherapy Unit for the Portuguese SNS (National Health Service)

Following the work of a task force created last year, the Portuguese Government has approved, on February 15, the guidelines for the installation of a new radiotherapy unit making use of high energy proton beams. The Government counts on the collaboration of the IAEA, CERN and the University of Texas. The installation is expected to be concluded in 2022, and the budget for the project is of the order of 100 million EURO. The unit will probably be installed at the Nuclear and Technologic Campus of IST to make use of "the  Portuguese highest concentration of technical staff with expertise in nuclear sciences and technologies".

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