LONG BRANCH, NJ, April 18, 2008 –
Monmouth Medical Center, an affiliate of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, implemented TomoTherapy, an advanced cancer treatment system that optimizes the delivery of radiation for tumors, at the newly refurbished Institute for Advanced Radiation Oncology at the Leon Hess Cancer Center, with treatment of the first patient on Wednesday, April 16. An Open House, celebrating the arrival and commencement of the TomoTherapy program at Monmouth Medical Center was held Thursday evening, April 17. Pictured from left: David Sharon, M.D., Medical Director, Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center, Shirley Hwang, Administrative Director, Cancer and Neuroscience Services at Monmouth Medical Center, Tammy Murphy, Chair, Monmouth Medical Center Foundation, Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Chair, Institute for Advanced Radiation Oncology at Monmouth Medical Center, Rita Saible, Chief Therapist, Institute for Advanced Radiation Oncology at Monmouth Medical Center, and Frank Vozos, M.D., FACS, Executive Director, Monmouth Medical Center.
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