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September 19, 2019

‘Breakthrough’ diagnostics and research possible at Mayo Clinic’s new radiochemistry facility in Jacksonville

By Karl Oestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Beth Reese Cravey The $10 million Robert and Monica Jacoby Building houses a $1.5 million cyclotron, a particle accelerator that produces radioactive pharmaceuticals for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. When injected intravenously prior to a patient undergoing scans, the drugs create accurate images of tumors and other abnormalities, even small amounts of cancer cells. […]

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