Items Tagged ‘proton beams’

December 4, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo lobbies U.S. panel to accept noninvasive colon cancer […]

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Tags: ABC Salud, Air Reserve Personnel Center, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, alzheimer's disease, Angelman Syndrome, Arizona State Press, ASU News, ASU Now, ASU-Mayo Seed Grant Program, Athletic Business, Attn:, Becker’s Hospital Review

March 25, 2012

Prostate Cancer Therapy Too Good to Be True Explodes Health Cost


Imagine a prostate cancer therapy that has almost no side effects…The technology uses narrowly focused proton beams to deliver precisely targeted blasts of radiation…‘Bogus’ Criticism “Yes, there are critics, but the best minds in the cancer business think otherwise,” said Hampton University president William R. Harvey. He calls the argument that proton therapy may burden […]

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Tags: prostate cancer, proton beams, Robert Foote, William R. Harvey

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