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Proton therapy has advantages over IMRT for advanced head and neck cancers, Mayo study finds

Rochester, Minn. -- A new study by radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic comparing the world’s literature on outcomes of proton beam therapy in the treatment of a variety of advanced head and neck cancers of the skull base compared to intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has found that proton beam [...]

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Mayo Clinic Receives $100 Million Gift to Support Proton Beam Therapy Program

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic today announced long-time patient and philanthropist Richard O. Jacobson has given a $100 million gift to help establish the multi-site Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program. This is the largest outright gift in the clinic’s history, as well as the largest gift Mr. Jacobson has [...]

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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. Information on proton beam [...]

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Mayo Clinic Cancer Center to be Consolidated on Phoenix Campus

PHOENIX, Arizona — August 20, 2012.  Mayo Clinic has been granted approval for construction of a 217,200 square-foot building on its Phoenix campus, a major expansion that will create a single-site, integrated Cancer Center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center with a multi-site, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Proton Therapy Program Supported by $10 Million Gift from Lawrence W. and Marilyn W. Matteson

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 14, 2012.  Mayo Clinic announced today that Lawrence W. and Marilyn W. Matteson of Moline, Ill., have given $10 million to help launch the Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program. With this gift, Mayo Clinic will also use matching gift funds to establish the Lawrence W. [...]

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Mayo Clinic breaking ground for $182 million Proton Beam Therapy facility in Phoenix

Mayo Clinic will break ground for a cutting edge cancer therapy facility on December 13 at its hospital campus in Phoenix. Construction begins this month for a massive $182 million facility to house Mayo Clinic’s Proton Beam Therapy program – marking another step toward a new era in cancer treatment. [...]

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