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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

Antidepressant Eases Radiation-Related Mouth Pain in Head, Neck Cancers

BOSTON — October 30, 2012.  An oral rinse of the antidepressant doxepin significantly eased pain associated with oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck, a study led by Mayo Clinic found. The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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. [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Radiation Oncology Center in Northfield Marks Energy, Environmental Certification

MEDIA ADVISORY:  Mayo Radiation Oncology Center in Northfield Marks Energy, Environmental Certification  WHAT:  Event to recognize Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology building in Northfield achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.   The building, opened in 2011, was designed by LEED-accredited architects and engineers and constructed with geothermal heating and cooling, water-efficient [...]

Created by Dana Sparks