Items Tagged ‘proton therapy’

July 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W 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 Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations KAAL Mayo Clinic Takes Top Spot on Best […]

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Tags: ABC 15 Arizona, ABC News, ABC15 Phoenix, Albert Lea Tribune, Alzheimer's Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, alzheimer's disease, AP, AP Associated Press, Apache Mall, Argus Leader, Arizona Newszap, Arizona Pop Warner Football


February 27, 2012

Letters: Kudos for proton therapy

By Mystery User

Regarding “Study questions prostate therapy” (Page A1, Saturday), I am currently undergoing proton treatment for prostate cancer and thoroughly researched my options before I came to MD Anderson. I found that proton therapy has a success rate equal to standard radiation treatment for the first 10 years…The first large-scale use of proton therapy began at Loma […]

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Tags: Baylor University Medical Center, Health Care System of the University of Florida, Health Care System of the University of Indiana, Health Care System of the University of Pennsylvania, prostate cancer, proton therapy, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


February 1, 2012

Pulse on Health: For whom do experts speak?

By Mystery User

Two physicians, one from the University of Pennsylvania and one from Massachusetts General Hospital, wrote a New York Times opinion piece criticizing Mayo Clinic for investing in proton therapy to treat cancer. I called to see if plans to publish potentially controversial opinions were shared internally beforehand, because a source suggested their employers were caught […]

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Tags: Massachusetts General Hospital, New York Times, proton therapy, University of Pennsylvania


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