United Samaritans gets new cancer technology
DANVILLE — Presence United Samaritans Medical Center has invested more than $81,000 in new technology for its cancer center, the hospital announced Thursday.
The new equipment includes three new power exam tables intended to better maneuver patients who aren't easily mobile — for example, patients coming in for cancer therapy in wheelchairs, said hospital spokeswoman Gretchen Yordy.
The tables are equipped with power height and back adjustments and a 650-pound weight capacity, according to the hospital.
United Samaritans also purchased technology called MapCheck, a piece of quality assurance equipment intended to verify radiation dosage distribution, Yordy said.
The cancer center equipment was funded by the Presence United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation.