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Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 12/17/14 Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: Healthy holiday eating Breast cancer and tamoxifen therapy Sleep tips Journalists: The video is in the downloads. Click here for script.

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Weekend Wellness: Carefully consider treatment options when diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I’m trying to decide on the kind of surgery I’ll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I’m leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a lumpectomy [...]

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Len and Lindsay talk about fighting cancer together

  Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Leonard "Len" and his [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Immune Function Marker Does Not Predict Benefit of Trastuzumab in HER-2+ Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A marker of immune function that predicts for better outcomes in patients treated with chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer is also linked to improved prognosis in patients treated with chemotherapy for HER2-positive breast cancer. But that marker — the quantity of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (S-TILs) in a [...]

Created by Paul Scotti

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