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Cancer, Choline C 11 and the Representative (pkg)

Just when you think you have it beat, one of the sneaky things about cancer is the way it can reappear, undetected in a few isolated cells. Alaska State Senator Mike Hawker had that concern after his first life or death battle with prostate cancer. Then in late 2012, Mayo Clinic became [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Stormont-Vail HealthCare Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

TOPEKA, Kan. — April 1, 2014 — Stormont-Vail HealthCare and Mayo Clinic officials announced today that the Topeka-based health system has become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and families. Stormont-Vail HealthCare is the first health [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Disparidad entre minorías se evidencia en tasa de supervivencia del cáncer de próstata, revela estudio de Mayo Clinic

PHOENIX — 19 de marzo de 2014 — Un estudio de Mayo Clinic revisó los datos de más de 290 000 hombres con cáncer de próstata durante los últimos 20 años y descubrió que después del tratamiento, los afroamericanos son quienes más riesgo tienen de recaer dentro de una mala tasa [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Intimacy and Sex After Cancer Treatment is Over

Intimacy and sex after cancer treatment is over Emotions can have a strong effect on your desire for sex due to anxiety, fears and physical changes during and after cancer treatment. Be patient as you heal. Hormone therapy for breast cancer Get the facts about this treatment for breast cancers [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows

PHOENIX — March 19, 2014 — A Mayo Clinic study reviewed data on more than 290,000 men with prostate cancer from the past 20 years and found that African-American men are at increased risk for poorer survival rate following prostate cancer treatment compared to other minority groups. The study was [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Joins National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Rochester Minn. March 17, 2014 — The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) announced today that it has been elected to institutional membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of care for cancer patients. NCCN membership [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Large Waist Linked to Poor Health, Even Among Those in Healthy Body Mass Index Ranges

Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Cerhan are available in the downloads. ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 12, 2014 — Having a big belly has consequences beyond trouble squeezing into your pants. It’s detrimental to your health, even if you have a healthy body mass index (BMI), a new international collaborative [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic to Host Media Tour of New Proton Beam Therapy Facility

WHAT: Construction on the Richard O. Jacobson Building, home to the Mayo Clinic proton beam therapy program, is now complete. Over the next 15 months, physicians, scientists and technicians will calibrate and test equipment in advance of the facility’s scheduled opening in the summer of 2015. Information on proton beam [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic Expands Its Reach in 2013

A Milestone for the Future of Health Care in Arizona  The Far East met the Southwest as Mayo Clinic in Arizona employees, benefactors, community leaders, and Hitachi leadership joined together in a traditional Japanese ceremony to welcome the arrival of the first wave of proton beam equipment. Mayo Clinic Expands [...]

Created by Susana Shephard

Fertility Preservation: Your Options Before Cancer Treatment

Fertility preservation: Understand your options before cancer treatment Cancer treatment can have a major impact on fertility. Get the facts about fertility preservation options for men and women. Cancer caregivers and quality of life — new study opportunity Mayo Clinic has a new study open to cancer caregivers that is [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Shape-shifting Stops Migrating Cancer Cells

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Like a car with a front and back end, a steering mechanism and an engine to push it forward, cancer cells propel themselves through normal tissues and organs to spread cancer throughout the body. Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida, however, have managed to turn these cells [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Cancer-Related Fatigue Study

Cancer-Related Fatigue Study

Created by Shawn Bishop

Planning Ahead With an Advance Directive

Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes having an advance directive to outline treatment even more important. Monoclonal antibody drugs for cancer: How they work Get the facts on how monoclonal antibodies are being used in cancer treatment. Managing chemotherapy [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic desarrolla software más veloz para análisis tumoral y acelera los descubrimientos oncológicos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 24 de febrero de 2014 — Los científicos de Mayo Clinic crearon otra llave para abrir el cerrojo de los secretos del genoma humano. El algoritmo de mapeo binario indexado, versión 3 (BIMA versión 3) es un algoritmo de computación muy disponible que identifica alteraciones en los [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Cancer Prevention Chat, Thursday Feb. 27th, 1 to 2 p.m. EST

The number of new cancer cases can be reduced, and many cancer deaths can be prevented, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Join @Newshour (PBS NewsHour)    with @mayoclinic and @AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) to talk about cancer prevention. #newshourchats  Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Cancer Treatment for Women: Possible Sexual Side Effects

Treatment key to living with metastatic bone cancer Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured; instead, the goals are to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment. Cancer treatment for women: Possible sexual side effects Cancer treatment can cause physical changes that make having sex more difficult. Find [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy: Can I pass radiation to Others?

Treatment key to living with metastatic bone cancer Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured; instead, the goals are to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment. Prostate cancer brachytherapy: Can I pass radiation to others? Passing radiation to others from prostate cancer brachytherapy depends on your treatment [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic identifica importante vía celular en cáncer de próstata

ROCHESTER, Minnesota  — 10 de febrero de 2014 — Los científicos de Mayo Clinic esclarecieron un nuevo mecanismo que permite el desarrollo del cáncer de próstata en los hombres. En el desarrollo de casi todos los casos de cáncer de próstata, es fundamental que ocurran fallas en el receptor de [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Medical Experts for Media - Cancer

Jan Buckner, M.D. Edward Creagan, M.D. Matthew Goetz, M.D. Stephanie Hines, M.D. Amber Isley, M.D. Judith Kaur, M.D. Charles Loprinzi, M.D. Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D. Ruben Mesa, M.D. Timothy Moynihan, M.D. Edith Perez, M.D. Sandhya Pruthi, M.D. S. Vincent Rajkumar, M.D. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. Tait Shanafelt, M.D. Keith Stewart, M.D. [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop