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Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/27/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with a Mayo Clinic News Network headline. It’s colon cancer awareness month. And the reality is colon cancer continues to be the second-leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the U.S. And, what’s really important to know is screening for colon cancer [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3-25-15

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Created by Dave Hansen

Media Expert Alert – Preventive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

Media Expert Alert – Preventive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkOkg3Ok5aE Mayo Clinic oncologist and gynecologic surgeon Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., is available to provide context for reporters wishing to better understand preventive surgery for gynecologic cancers. This is in light of actress Angelina Jolie’s announcement she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a cancer prevention strategy. MEDIA: To interview Dr. [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Could a Tampon Help Predict Endometrial Cancer? Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Yes

Could a Tampon Help Predict Endometrial Cancer? Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Yes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that it is possible to detect endometrial cancer using tumor DNA picked up by ordinary tampons. The new approach specifically examines DNA samples from vaginal secretions for the presence of chemical “off” switches — known as methylation — that can disable [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Oncólogos revelan razones para el alto costo de los fármacos contra el cáncer en Estados Unidos y recomiendan soluciones

Oncólogos revelan razones para el alto costo de los fármacos contra el cáncer en Estados Unidos y recomiendan soluciones

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: La creciente carestía de los fármacos contra el cáncer repercute sobre la atención médica en Estados Unidos y el sistema de salud estadounidense en general, dicen los autores de un artículo especial publicado en internet en la revista Mayo Clinic Proceedings. “Los estadounidenses con cáncer pagan entre 50 [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Fighting Colorectal Cancer With a #StrongArmSelfie

Fighting Colorectal Cancer With a #StrongArmSelfie

Mayo Brothers Flex against Colorectal Cancer in “Stronger Than That” Video  Mayo Clinic’s founders join patient activists, celebrities, employees from all three Mayo Clinic sites and two iconic American statues in a new music video supporting the #StrongArmSelfie campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening. The video is based on “Stronger [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/23/15 (1:03)

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with a Mayo Clinic News Network headline It’s colon cancer awareness month so Let’s talk about colon polyps. A new technique developed by experts in Great Britain is making it easier to remove large polyps that form in the rectum. Now, that’s important because polyps there [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/24/15 (1:08)

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with a Mayo Clinic News Network headline It is spring break time and many kids and families are headed to the beach and warmer climates to get some much-needed R and R and some sun which can lead to the chance of sunburns. You likely know [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

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