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Recap of Sen. Klobuchar's Tour of Mayo Clinic Biorepositories

Recap of Sen. Klobuchar's Tour of Mayo Clinic Biorepositories

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) affirmed her commitment to medical innovation and precision medicine today during a tour of the Mayo Clinic Biorepositories' new state-of-the-art space in northwest Rochester. "President Obama made precision medicine a common term ... and I'm delighted to be here to see first-hand the work that has been going here at Mayo Clinic for [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and the University of Oslo, Norway, have identified a molecule that pushes normal pancreatic cells to transform their shape, laying the groundwork for development of pancreatic cancer — one of the most difficult tumors [...]

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Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cancer researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, have identified a molecule they say is important to survival of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) — a lethal tumor with no effective therapies. The molecule also seems to play a role in a wide range of cancers. In [...]

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Exact Sciences y Mayo Clinic amplían y extienden su colaboración a fin de continuar luchando contra el cáncer mediante la detección avanzada

Exact Sciences y Mayo Clinic amplían y extienden su colaboración a fin de continuar luchando contra el cáncer mediante la detección avanzada

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) y Mayo Clinic anunciaron hoy la extensión y ampliación de la colaboración entre ambas instituciones a fin de acrecentar el esfuerzo por desarrollar los análisis de detección, vigilancia y diagnóstico más allá del cáncer colorrectal para abarcar otras enfermedades del tracto gastrointestinal. Las [...]

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Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic Extend, Expand Collaboration to  Continue Fighting Cancer through Advanced Screening

Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic Extend, Expand Collaboration to Continue Fighting Cancer through Advanced Screening

Unique Arrangement Aims to Build on the Success of Cologuard® Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) and Mayo Clinic today announced a five-year extension and expansion of their collaboration, broadening their efforts to develop screening, surveillance and diagnostic tests beyond colorectal cancer to address other diseases within the gastrointestinal tract. The [...]

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Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

ARLINGTON, Va. — Mayo Clinic and Virginia Hospital Center today announced Virginia Hospital Center as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of organizations committed to better serving patients and their families through collaboration. Members of the network have access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Thyroid Disease Can Diminish Quality of Life

Thyroid Disease Can Diminish Quality of Life

Much like motor vehicles have engines, our bodies have similar parts to help us function. The heart and brain are the big anatomy regulators, but did you know the thyroid is also a crucial driver of bodily operation? When your thyroid experiences problems, your whole body starts to feel out [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Científicos de Mayo Clinic descubren que las biopsias no promueven la diseminación del cáncer

Científicos de Mayo Clinic descubren que las biopsias no promueven la diseminación del cáncer

JACKSONVILLE, Florida: Un estudio realizado por los científicos de la sede de Mayo Clinic en Jacksonville, Florida, en más de 2000 pacientes disipó el mito que las biopsias causan la diseminación del cáncer. En la edición por internet de Gut (Intestinos) del 9 de enero, los científicos demuestran que los [...]

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