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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 [...]

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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 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 [...]

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