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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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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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