We are pleased that CMS recognizes the therapeutic value of proton therapy.

AMS pleased with CMS’ increase in 2012 payment rate for proton therapy AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL Solutions , a respected provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, said today that the latest announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicade Solutions of a 15 percent upsurge in the payment rate of proton therapy for hospital based centers beginning in 2012 strengthens the economic case for the proton centers now under development by the Company. ‘We are pleased that CMS recognizes the therapeutic value of proton therapy, right now widely regarded as the optimal radiation treatment for a growing variety of cancers.Another screening using more powerful antibodies and protein gels was performed to confirm the lack of P34 in both domestic lines, Joseph stated. After the two lines had been isolated, seeds were delivered to the Danforth Center for additional molecular evaluation to determine why P34 was absent. Six similar genetic mutations were found in each, indicating both lines may be related, Hymowitz said. Related StoriesAllergic response could be unforeseen clue in medical mysteryInternational research project examines effectiveness of proven medicines for different diseasesReptile meals causes allergies’The lack of the protein was verified by more-detailed two-dimensional proteins assays,’ said Eliot M. Herman, a business lead scientist at Danforth who probed the seeds with post-doctoral researcher Monica A.