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Centro Oncológico de Mayo Clinic se une a la Red Nacional Integral del Cáncer

Rochester Minnesota: — 17 de marzo 2014 — El Centro Oncológico de Mayo Clinic (MCCC, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy su elección como miembro de la Red Nacional Integral del Cáncer (NCCN, por sus siglas en inglés), alianza sin fines de lucro y conformada por los principales centros [...]

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Lymphoma Patients Event-Free Two Years after Diagnosis have a Normal Life Expectancy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 18, 2014 — Newly-diagnosed patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who do not experience any cancer-related outcome events for two years after diagnosis have essentially the same life expectancy as they did prior to diagnosis, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Cancer related [...]

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CentraCare's Coborn Cancer Center Becomes First Member of Mayo Clinic Cancer Care Network

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Mayo Clinic today announced that CentraCare's Coborn Cancer Center will be the first member of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Care Network. The Coborn Cancer Center is the first cancer-specific member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The agreement formalizes a long-standing relationship between the two organizations. [...]

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Mayo Clinic Awarded Major Grant for Ovarian Cancer Research

Investigators at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center received a five-year, $11.5 million grant to translate research into treatments for women with ovarian cancer. Every year in the United States, more than 16,000 women die from the disease and another 22,000 are diagnosed, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The [...]

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Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Team Completes Whole Human Genome Sequence on Patient with Blood Cancer

The concept of personalized medical treatment based on a patients DNA is one small step closer to becoming a reality. A Mayo Clinic Cancer Center team in Arizona recently completed its first whole human genome sequencing on a patient suffering from Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow. In [...]

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Gene Variations that Predict Chemo Side Effects

Seemingly benign differences in genetic code from one person to the next could influence who develops side effects to chemotherapy. A Mayo Clinic study identified gene variations that can predispose people to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, a condition that is hard to predict and often debilitating enough to cause cancer patients to [...]

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Key Molecule Suppresses Growth of Cancerous Liver Tumors

According to a Mayo Clinic Cancer Center study a molecule already implicated in a number of cellular functions can suppress the growth of tumors in the liver.  Mayo Clinic biologist and senior study author Ningling Kang, Ph.D., says, “Tumor cells are intelligent — they talk to the cells in their surroundings to change the [...]

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#Chatting about Ovarian Cancer

                                                                MEDIA ALERT: Twitter chat TODAY about ovarian cancer. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is partnering with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition to host a Twitter chat moderated by USA TODAY health care journalist Liz Szabo. Join the conversation about ovarian cancer using the Twitter [...]

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