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BRHC gets new cancer treatment equipment

The Brandon Regional Health Centre will unveil a new piece of cancer treatment equipment today.

With esophageal cancer on the rise across North America, a piece of equipment known as the Halo Generator is now being used to treat a condition called Barrett’s esophagus — a precursor for the most common type of esophageal cancer.

The BRHC Auxiliary donated $43,278 to help purchase this piece of equipment, making Prairie Mountain Health the first in Manitoba to offer this procedure.

» Brandon Sun

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 19, 2014

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The Brandon Regional Health Centre will unveil a new piece of cancer treatment equipment today.

With esophageal cancer on the rise across North America, a piece of equipment known as the Halo Generator is now being used to treat a condition called Barrett’s esophagus — a precursor for the most common type of esophageal cancer.

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The Brandon Regional Health Centre will unveil a new piece of cancer treatment equipment today.

With esophageal cancer on the rise across North America, a piece of equipment known as the Halo Generator is now being used to treat a condition called Barrett’s esophagus — a precursor for the most common type of esophageal cancer.

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