- By Joe Dangor
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic to Host Grand Opening Event for Proton Therapy Facility
Time lapsed video of construction
WHAT: Mayo Clinic is hosting a grand opening event for the Richard O. Jacobson Building, home to the Mayo Clinic proton beam therapy program. The new facility will begin treating patients in late June. Reporters will have a chance to tour the facility, take photos and video and interview experts.
- Information on proton beam therapy: http://www.mayoclinic.org/proton-beam-therapy/about-proton-therapy
- Information on Mayo Clinic proton beam therapy program: http://www.mayoclinic.org/proton-beam-therapy/our-program
WHERE: Richard O. Jacobson Building, 190 2nd Street NW, Rochester, Minn.
WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Interviews available with Robert Foote, M.D.,
chair, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Sameer Keole, M.D., medical director, medical director of Mayo Clinic's Proton Beam Therapy Program.
Learn more about Proton Beam Therapy in this video report.
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