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Mayo Clinic Launches 50-Gene Cancer Panel Test

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announces the launch of CANCP, a new gene panel cancer test to help tailor chemotherapy to the individual patient based on the unique genomic signature of the patient’s tumor. CANCP, an abbreviation for Solid Tumor Targeted Cancer Gene Panel by Next-Generation Sequencing, scans specific regions [...]

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Easy, At-Home Exercise Program Can Help Cancer Patients, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — It has been known for some time that exercise is important for cancer patients, but few studies have looked at the practicality of exercise programs and whether even a minimal workout can help. Exercise can reduce cancer-related fatigue, improve sleep, boost a sense of wellness, and reduce [...]

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Latest Research, Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers, and also one of the most preventable. Mayo Clinic experts are available to discuss the latest in colorectal cancer research, detection and treatment: Technology and Technique Combine to Make [...]

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Drug Improves Survival of Colorectal Cancer Patients, Trial Results Show

ROCHESTER, Minn. — An investigational drug called regorafenib slowed the progression of tumors and lengthened the lives of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, an international phase III clinical trial found. The findings were presented today at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in San Francisco [...]

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