Posted by Joe Dangor (@joedangor) · Tue, Mar 11 at 2:12pm EST
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic to Host Media Tour of New Proton Beam Therapy Facility
WHAT: Construction on the Richard O. Jacobson Building, home to the Mayo Clinic proton beam therapy program, is now complete. Over the next 15 months, physicians, scientists and technicians will calibrate and test equipment in advance of the facility’s scheduled opening in the summer of 2015.
WHERE: Richard O. Jacobson Building, Rochester, Minn.
Enter via loading dock located near the intersection of First Avenue NW and First Street NW.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
WHO: Michael Herman, Ph.D., consultant, Medical Physics, Mayo Clinic in Rochester will lead the tour.
Robert Foote, M.D., chair, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, will be available for questions and interviews.
RSVP: email@example.com or phone 507-266-3203
About Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
As a leading institution funded by the National Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center conducts basic, clinical and population science research, translating discoveries into improved methods for prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and therapy. For information on cancer clinical trials, call 507-538-7623.
About Mayo Clinic
Recognizing 150 years of serving humanity in 2014, Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. For more information, visit 150years.mayoclinic.org, http://www.mayoclinic.org/ and newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org.