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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitting in fitness: Finding time for physical activity You know fitness is important, but making time to exercise can be tough. Try these tips for fitting more physical activity into your day. Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk Simple lifestyle changes can make a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Extirpación laparoscópica de la vesícula biliar en pacientes pediátricos es segura, descubre estudio de Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Un reciente estudio realizado por científicos de Mayo Clinic recomienda las colecistectomías laparoscópicas (extirpación quirúrgica de la vesícula biliar) para los pacientes pediátricos que sufren de cálculos biliares y otras enfermedades de la vesícula biliar. El estudio se publicó en Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques (Endoscopia Laparoscópica [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?

Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease? Chemotherapy side effects may include an increased risk of heart disease, especially cardiomyopathy. Get the facts. Energy therapies offer support in healing for cancer survivors Energy therapies may help relieve fatigue, stress, pain, anxiety and the side effects of cancer treatments. Functional [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Kootenai Health Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Kootenai Health and Mayo Clinic leaders today announced Kootenai Health as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. The network, which began in 2011, now includes 30 member [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Focusing on Cancer Survivorship

Pancreatic cancer This form of cancer begins in the pancreas — an organ in your abdomen that secretes enzymes to aid digestion. Learn the symptoms, treatments and more. Mayo Clinic Women's Health Clinic provides focus on cancer survivorship The Women's Health Clinic offers consultation for questions about menopause, sexual health [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Trial Uses TheraSphere for The Treatment of Liver Metastases

Trial uses TheraSphere for the treatment of liver metastases TheraSphere delivers radiation through tiny glass beads — about a third of the width of a human hair — directly into liver tumors. Positron emission tomography (PET) scan Learn about this imaging test that can help reveal whether your cancer has [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 in Phoenix and Arizona by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic also earned the No. 1 overall spot on the “Best Hospitals” list PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix is ranked No. 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area in the 25th U.S. News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospital List released today. Hospitals included in the [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Measles Virus vs. Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio

On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio program we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz who received 10 million doses – a seemingly lethal amount – of the measles virus [...]

Created by Joel Streed

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