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Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children’s Hospital Collaborate to Treat Children with Complex Cancers

PHOENIX—Mayo Clinic in Arizona, in collaboration with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, has begun treating pediatric patients with complex cancers, using a course of outpatient radiation therapy administered on Mayo’s Phoenix campus. Phoenix Children’s Hospital refers pediatric patients to Mayo Clinic for radiation therapy who are experiencing brain tumors, leukemia, Wilms’ tumor, [...]

Created by Lynn Closway

Join The #ProtonBeam Therapy Twitter Chat on Tuesday

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the American Association for Cancer Research host Twitter Chat   Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will partner with TIME magazine for a Twitter chat titled, “The Role of Proton Beam Therapy in Cancer Care.” Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1-2 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 8/6/14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03QYdOjXpDk Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: Oboe player Proton beam therapy Table and sea salt - what's the difference? Click here for script.

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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 [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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 [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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