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Dr. Foote Proton Beam Study - Study Findings (:27)

Dr. Foote relays the findings of a study which looked at the use of proton beam therapy for some head and neck cancers.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Foote Proton Beam Study - Study Hypothesis (:25)

Dr. Foote explains the hypothesis of the study that looked at proton beam radiation for treating some head and neck cancers.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Foote Proton Beam Study - Why This is So Hard to Treat (:24)

Dr. Foote explains why these cancers are hard to treat.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Foote Proton Beam Study - Problem Statement (:21)

Dr. Robert Foote describes the issue that brought about the study that looked at using proton beam radiation to treat some head and neck cancers.

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover New Form of Cancer

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover New Form of Cancer

Potentially disfiguring facial tumor caused by chromosomal chimera ROCHESTER, Minn. — This is the story of two perfectly harmless genes. By themselves, PAX3 and MAML3 don’t cause any problems. However, when they combine during an abnormal but recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can be dangerous. The result is a chimera — [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Robotic Tongue Cancer Surgery

Cancerous tumors in the head and neck  are often hard to reach. Doctors have to cut through bones such as your jaw to reach them. Now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are using robots to access these cancers through your mouth, leaving face bones intact. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKWtYMsT5WU

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