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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. [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
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 [...]Created by Admin
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 [...]Created by Admin
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 [...]Created by Dana Sparks
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 [...]Created by Dana Sparks
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 [...]Created by Dana Sparks