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Yoga Can Help Cancer Survivors Overcome Fatigue

Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. Cancer survivors: Late effects of cancer treatment Cancer survivors can experience side effects long after their cancer treatment ends. Polycythemia vera Get the facts on this slow-growing type of blood cancer in [...]

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The Promise of Immunotherapy - Join the Wed. #CIMchat

Immunotherapy is a unique approach to cancer treatment that restores the immune system’s ability to detect and eliminate cancer cells. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is collaborating with the American Association for Cancer Research and the Cancer Research Institute for a Twitter chat titled, “The Promise of Immunotherapy.”  Wednesday, June 18, 1-2 pm ET Moderated by [...]

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Make Food Tastier During Cancer Treatment

Thyroid cancer Learn the symptoms, causes and treatments of cancer of the thyroid — a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier Cancer treatment may alter your sense of taste. Learn what you can [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Exhaustion Renders Immune Cells Less Effective in Cancer Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 9, 2012.  Rather than stimulating immune cells to more effectively battle cancerous tumors, treatment with the protein interleukin-12 (IL-12) has the opposite effect, driving these intracellular fighters to exhaustion, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The study [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Holiday recipes: Celebrate with healthy festive fare Diabetes diet: Create your healthy-eating plan Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier Alzheimer's: Tips to make holidays more enjoyable    

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MRI Guided Laser Ablation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Eric Walser explains how lasers and imaging techniques are being used to treat some cancers. To listen, click the link below. MRI Guided Laser Ablation

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