'Live B1G' shines light on IU's Proton Therapy Center
CHICAGO –BTN LiveBIG continues Thursday with stories about Indiana Athletics’ head strength and conditioning coach, Tom Morris, and Indiana University’s Proton Therapy Center, where tumor patients are receiving a groundbreaking alternative to radiation. The episode will air at approximately 10:45 PM ET Thursday following Big Ten Basketball Report. The episode will also air at 1:30 PM ET on Friday.
This episode includes how Morris, who after a biking accident no longer has use of his legs, has refused to let difficult circumstances derail him from working with Indiana men’s and women’s teams. Men’s basketball coach Tom Crean shares what makes Morris so special and why he’s such an integral part of Hoosier Athletics.
The show will also feature how the Proton Therapy Center is working to provide tumor patients a treatment alternative using highly accurate three-dimensional proton therapy beams. The procedure, which is ideal for tumors near critical structures, serves as a beacon of hope for thousands of patients.
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