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June 25, 2016

‘How’d We Get So Lucky?’ — Proton Beam Therapy Available at the Right Time for Jackson

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For two weeks, 14-year-old Jackson Fisher was plagued by headaches, double-vision, nausea and weight loss. His parents, Michelle and Patrick Fisher, weren’t sure what was wrong. But when Jackson came home one evening completely exhausted after lacrosse practice, they decided it was time to find out what was going on. The next day, they took […]

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Tags: Dr. Amulya Nageswara Rao, Dr. David Daniels, Dr. Nadia Laack, Nancy Heinzelman, Proton Beam Therapy, Randy McKeeman


May 31, 2016

Mayo Physician Is One of the First Proton Beam Patients in Arizona

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People often don’t hear the phrase, “You are the most important person in my life today,” especially from those other than family. However, Leslie Milde, M.D., has heard it often — from her patients. She is well aware of the significance of her role in the operating room, and the apprehension felt by patients about […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, Dr. Leslie Milde, Dr. Naresh Patel, Dr. Sujay Vora, oncology, Proton Beam Therapy, radiation therapy, Spinal Meningioma


April 1, 2016

A New Weapon in the Arsenal for Patient With Stubborn Cancer: Proton Beam Therapy

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Audra Popp has a rare tumor – anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, also known as anaplastic PXA. Only a handful of people are diagnosed with this condition each year. Audra is the first person at Mayo Clinic with anaplastic PXA to be treated with proton beam therapy. Audra had 20 proton beam therapy sessions to try to […]

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Tags: Anaplastic PXA, clinical trials, craniotomy, Dr. Jan Buckner, Dr. Nadia Laack, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Proton Beam Therapy


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