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Breast Cancer Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin tells us how treatment for breast cancer is becoming more individualized. To listen, click the link below. Breast Cancer Surgery

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New Therapies for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

New therapies sought for triple negative breast cancer Researchers have found that triple negative breast cancer is more common in younger women and in African-American women. Thyroidectomy Find out how to prepare for this procedure to treat thyroid disorders, such as cancer, and what you can expect. PSA test: Benefits [...]

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Tissue Testing During Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Prevents Need for Reoperation 96 Percent of Time

Real-time tissue analysis gives Mayo Clinic much lower reoperation numbers than national rate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Unique laboratory testing during breast cancer lumpectomies to make sure surgeons remove all cancerous tissue spares patients the need for a repeat lumpectomy in roughly 96 percent of cases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, [...]

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Fruit juice: Good or bad for kids? Menopause symptoms: Lifestyle tips offer relief Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy New therapies sought for triple negative breast cancer Testosterone level: Can you boost it naturally?

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Intimacy and Sex After Cancer Treatment is Over

Intimacy and sex after cancer treatment is over Emotions can have a strong effect on your desire for sex due to anxiety, fears and physical changes during and after cancer treatment. Be patient as you heal. Hormone therapy for breast cancer Get the facts about this treatment for breast cancers [...]

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Breast Cancer Can Cause Symptoms Other Than Breast Lump

Breast Cancer Can Cause Symptoms Other Than Breast Lump November 2, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: Other than a lump in the breast, are there other symptoms of breast cancer? Is breast pain something to be concerned about? Answer: Yes, breast cancer can cause symptoms other than a breast lump. To [...]

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New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays

New York — March 3, 2014 — A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients’ bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found. The method [...]

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The Donna Marathon, Mayo Runners and a Medical Tent (pkg)

It's not too late to register for The 26.2 with Donna Finish Breast Cancer Marathon if you're in the Jacksonville, Fla. area this weekend! It's the only marathon in the country where all race proceeds and donated funds go to breast cancer research and care for those with the disease.  Running any marathon certainly takes [...]

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Breast Cancer Increase Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sandhya Pruthi responds to a recent study which suggested the incidence of breast cancer was increasing in younger women. To listen click the link below. Breast Cancer Increase Study

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Medical Experts for Media - Cancer

Jan Buckner, M.D. Edward Creagan, M.D. Matthew Goetz, M.D. Stephanie Hines, M.D. Amber Isley, M.D. Judith Kaur, M.D. Charles Loprinzi, M.D. Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D. Ruben Mesa, M.D. Timothy Moynihan, M.D. Edith Perez, M.D. Sandhya Pruthi, M.D. S. Vincent Rajkumar, M.D. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. Tait Shanafelt, M.D. Keith Stewart, M.D. [...]

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An Elusive Illness Leads to Targeting Health Disparities

In the coming months, collaboration between Mayo Clinic and The Links, Incorporated, will include educational outreach, critical research, and programs to prepare and encourage minorities to choose medical and health careers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-American women: Are more likely to die of breast cancer than other women [...]

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Científicos de Mayo Clinic proponen usar fármaco para cáncer de mama en pacientes con cáncer vesical

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de enero de 2014 — Los científicos de Mayo Clinic descubrieron una amplificación de HER2, conocida por conducir a algunos cánceres de mama, en un tipo de cáncer de vejiga llamado carcinoma urotelial micropapilar (MPUC, por sus siglas en inglés), y demostraron que la presencia de [...]

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Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Jan. 21, 2014 ― Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found amplification of HER2, a known driver of some breast cancers, in a type of bladder cancer called micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) and have shown that the presence of HER2 amplification is associated with particularly aggressive tumors. [...]

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Mastectomy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Mayo Clinic Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses mastectomy. To liste, click the link below. Mastectomy

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Metabolizing Tamoxifen: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Matthew Goetz comments on a study that could impact breast cancer treatment in some women. To listen, click the link below. Metabolizing Tamoxifen

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Mayo Clinic, University of North Florida Host Ninth Annual Upbeat Pink:

A Musical Tribute to Breast Cancer Survivorship JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic and the University of North Florida are honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by hosting the ninth annual Upbeat Pink: A Musical Tribute to Breast Cancer Survivorship concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Lazzara Performance Hall on the university's campus in [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Risk, Screening and Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sept. 26, 2013 — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Mayo Clinic breast cancer experts are available to discuss risk factors, screening and treatments. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video and audio are available for download on the Mayo Clinic News Network. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, [...]

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Mayo Clinic-led Study: Less Invasive Surgery Detects Residual Breast Cancer in Lymph Nodes after Chemotherapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Most patients whose breast cancer has spread to their lymph nodes have most of the lymph nodes in their armpit area removed after chemotherapy to determine if any cancer remains. A study conducted through the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group and led by Judy Boughey, M.D., a breast surgeon at Mayo Clinic, shows that [...]

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Endoxifen Shows Promise as Breast Cancer Treatment

A Phase I trial of endoxifen, an active metabolite of the cancer drug tamoxifen, indicates that the experimental drug is safe, with early evidence for anti-tumor activity. Mayo Clinic oncologist and lead author of the study Matthew Goetz, M.D., says, “We achieved up to sixtyfold higher levels of endoxifen compared to endoxifen levels [...]

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Breast Cancer Desicions: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses some of the important decisions that come following a diagnosis of breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Breast Cancer Decisions

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