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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

Proton Beam Animation - Comparison with Conventional Radiation

Animation of how proton beam therapy is different from conventional therapy.

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Expands Its Reach in 2013

Mayo Clinic Expands Its Reach in 2013

A Milestone for the Future of Health Care in Arizona  The Far East met the Southwest as Mayo Clinic in Arizona employees, benefactors, community leaders, and Hitachi leadership joined together in a traditional Japanese ceremony to welcome the arrival of the first wave of proton beam equipment. Mayo Clinic Expands [...]

Created by Susana Shephard

Proton Beam Therapy (pkg)

Standard radiation therapy is an effective way to treat many cancers. But it isn’t perfect.  It kills cancer cells, but it also kills some healthy cells in its path through the body. That’s just one of the reasons Mayo Clinic is bringing a new type of radiation therapy to its [...]

Created by Joel Streed

Major Expansion for Cancer Center on Mayo Clinic Campus in Phoenix

Major Expansion for Cancer Center on Mayo Clinic Campus in Phoenix

A single-site, integrated Cancer Center will be built on the Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix. The 217,200-square-foot building expansion will cost $130 million and add 820 new jobs. Read entire news release.  A building rendering and sound bites with Wyatt Decker, M.D., CEO, Mayo Clinic in Arizona; William Stone, M.D., Chair, Clinic Practice Committee; [...]

Created by Susana Shephard