Items Tagged ‘carbon ion therapy’

January 24, 2020

America is about to get a powerful tool in the war against cancer

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

CNBCby Lori Ionannou America’s war on cancer is about to get another tool in its arsenal. The country’s first carbon ion therapy center to treat cancer is being built in collaboration with Hitachi on the campus of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. The cancer therapy treatment will be part of Mayo’s $233 million oncology […]

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Tags: cancer treatment, carbon ion therapy, CNBC, Dr. Kent Thielen, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


November 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, A super-vaccine for the flu is being marketed to people 65 and older. Is it legit or a scam? by Adrianna Rodriguez — Flu season is upon us, and the demographic most vulnerable to the disease is people 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 70%-80% of […]

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Tags: 3D printer, alzheimer's disease, asthma, blood-brain barrier, Breast Cancer, c-section, Cancer, CAR-T cell, carbon ion therapy, celiac disease, deer season, diabetes


November 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville plans North America’s first carbon ion therapy center to fight cancer

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Matt Soergel It’s still a few years away, but Mayo Clinic plans to add a “promising” cancer treatment to its Jacksonville campus, the first of its kind in North America. The Mayo Clinic plans to build a carbon ion treatment facility to fight cancer at its Jacksonville campus, which Mayo says would be […]

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Tags: Cancer, carbon ion therapy, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Kent Thielen, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Florida Times-Union


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