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Saga Prefecture Of Japan To Build ¥15 Billion Carbon Nanotubules Cancer Treatment Center

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan's Saga Prefecture announced March 11 an effort to build a carbon nanotubules cancer treatment center. Three companies - Kyushu Power, KyuDenko and Hisamitsu Pharmaceuticals - will invest tens of millions of yen to the project. With a total investment of ¥15 billion, the prefecture will contribute ¥2 billion and the rest will come from investments and donations from Kyushu industries. The project sponsors hope to have ¥8 billion to ¥10 billion of funding from private sector. Planned for completion in spring of 2013, the Kyushu Advanced Cancer Treatment Center will be the third in Japan to offer carbon nanotubules cancer treatment, after facilities in Chiba and Hyogo Prefecture. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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