September 26th, 2011

New Banner facility joins effort in fighting cancer

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When Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center opens its doors today, it heralds the arrival of a top-ranked treatment center in the Valley that promises the latest advances in cancer care… Mayo Clinic is making an aggressive push for new technology with its proton-beam-therapy center. Scheduled for a 2016 opening at Mayo's northeastPhoenix hospital…Dr. Steven Schild, Mayo's chairman of radiation oncology, said he expects the technology will be beneficial for patients with tumors near organs and children who are more susceptible to radiation exposure over the course of their lives.

Arizona Republic, by Ken Alltucker, 9/26/11

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