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UM breaks ground on proton therapy cancer treatment center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine officially broke ground Tuesday for a $200 million, 110,000-square-foot cancer treatment facility that it says will be the first in the region to offer proton therapy, which targets radiation to tumors more precisely and results in fewer side effects.

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JHU, UM ask for more cancer research funds

ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland asked lawmakers to increase funding to a program that allocates money for conducting cancer research and preventing tobacco use. Under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget proposal, the Cigarette ...

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State lawmakers seek more access to anti-cancer meds for patients

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are outlining a measure to increase access to anti-cancer medications. Cancer patients, physicians and advocacy groups will join lawmakers at a news conference in Annapolis on Thursday to talk about the legislation before a hearing. Supporters ...

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