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Hadron Therapy Center to Establish on Base of Kutaisi International University

Hadron therapy center will be established on the base of Kutaisi International University.

According to the Minister of Education and Science, Mikheil Chkhenkeli, two cyclotrons will be placed at hadron therapy center, which will be produced in one of the world's leading companies IBA. 

One of the cyclotrons will be used to treat cancer, which is especially important for children with cancer.

"Treatment will be possible with a modern method - proton therapy - it is a form of radiation treatment used to destroy tumor cells, while healthy cells remain harmless. The second cyclotron will be used for scientific research in medical and nuclear physics.", noted Mikheil Chkhenkeli.

According to him, the studies will be carried out by well-known foreign scientists together with Georgian scientists.