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3-year-old takes on rare cancer with a little help from his friends

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Proton beam therapy benefits patients with tumors ... compared to other forms of radiation therapy. This is especially important for ... 3-year-old Rhett Flaten who in May became the 5,000th patient to receive the ... treatment since the Rochester Proton Beam Therapy Program began six years ago ... Clinic, where he's receiving targeted proton beam radiation treatment. "He usually

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Poignant farewell as teen finishes proton beam therapy

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finishes proton beam therapy ... It was a long road through proton beam therapy for 14-year-old ... compassionate care from his Mayo Clinic team, coupled with some fun events, lightened ... Octavio Moreno Lara describes his last proton beam treatment at Mayo Clinic's Arizona ... Octavio spent in Mayo Clinic's Proton Beam Therapy Program were focused on treating

$100 million gift from Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation to expand Mayo Clinic’s proton beam therapy services in Minnesota  

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Foundation to expand Mayo Clinic's proton beam therapy services in Minnesota   ... support the expansion of Mayo Clinic's proton beam facility in Rochester that will ... Foundation's generosity will bring proton beam therapy to more patients who need it ... be/CFZB76a8GuY Mayo Clinic's Proton Beam Therapy Program uses pencil beam scanning to deliver ... healthy tissue. This highly targeted therapy is ideal for people with tumors close

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Proton beam therapy spares surrounding tissue when treating bone cancer

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Proton beam therapy spares surrounding tissue when ... radiation therapy. Proton beam therapy is a type of radiation therapy that is ... radiation to everything in its path. Proton beam therapy uses positively charged particles ... atom — protons — that release their energy within the tumor. Because proton beams ... controlled, specialists can use proton beam therapy to safely deliver higher doses

Mayo Clinic Minute: Proton beam therapy bolsters cancer treatment

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Minute: Proton beam therapy bolsters cancer treatment ... Proton beam therapy is making ... body. Proton therapy delivers radiation to a tumor using beams of proton particles ... Dr. Laack says the precision of proton therapy and its ability to avoid harming ... of exposure to the radiation. With protons, we can nearly-eliminate that dose

Mayo Physician Is One of the First Proton Beam Patients in Arizona

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Mayo Physician Is One of the First Proton Beam Patients in Arizona ... first five patients undergoing proton beam therapy at the newly opened Mayo Clinic ... on key people in her own life — the team of specialists treating her spinal meningioma ... Dr. Milde was told by her medical team that she would require careful observation ... radiation therapy, radiation and medications. The medical team also takes into

Mayo Clinic Radio: Stroke Awareness/Proton Beam Therapy/Sunscreen Basics

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Clinic Radio: Stroke Awareness/Proton Beam Therapy/Sunscreen Basics ... stroke. Also on the program, proton beam therapy uses highly focused radiation ... Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program ... Proton Beam ... Radiation Therapy

Mayo Clinic Offers Condolences on Passing of a Key Philanthropic Partner

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to establish the Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Program and build new facilities ... and around the world." The Proton Beam Therapy Program opened in the Richard ... Foote, medical director of the Proton Beam Therapy Program and chair of Radiation ... Mr. Jacobson was a young child, he became ill. His mother called Dr. Charlie’s ... Warehouse Co. in Des Moines, Iowa. It became one of the largest privately owned