Cancer patients living in the North of the country and in need of radiation treatment, still had to travel to Haifa or to the Central regions of the country.
Sunday, June 11, at the hospital Ziv in Safed has opened a new branch of radiation medicine which allow patients to receive treatment much closer to home.
In the construction of a new unit area of 2.580 square meters was invested 57 million shekels.
In the first phase, the Department will be able to serve 600 patients a month. Priority will be given to residents of the Golan heights, Upper and Lower Galilee, lake Kinneret area, the Jordan valley, Karmiel and the valley of Beit Shean.
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