Items tagged as "Cancer"
The methods used to anesthetize prostate cancer patients and control pain when their prostate glands are surgically removed for adenocarcinoma may affect their long-term cancer outcomes. A study led by Mayo Clinic found opioids, painkillers commonly given during and after surgery, may suppress the immune system’s ability to fight cancer cells. [...]Created by Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan This diet is a heart-healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats. Exercise-induced asthma If you cough, wheeze or feel out of breath during or after exercise, it may be more than [...]Created by Dana Sparks
Imetelstat, a novel telomerase inhibiting drug, has been found to induce morphologic, molecular and clinical remissions in some patients with myelofibrosis. Hematologist and lead author of the Mayo Clinic study, Ayalew Tefferi, M.D., says, “These are early results but they are promising. Some patients in our clinical trial taking imetelstat obtained dramatic responses [...]Created by Dana Sparks
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 into shapes like [...]Created by Dana Sparks
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Join #pancreaticchat Tuesday, November 26 1-2 pm ET With experts from @mayoclinic and @PanCAN Moderated by @USAToday’s @LizSzabo Topics will include: Scope of problem and who it impacts Warning signs, screening and risk factors Why is it so hard to predict and often caught so late Treatments Biomarkers Promising [...]Created by Dana Sparks
Exercise and physical activity can play a huge role in cancer care and recovery. But in this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Andrea Cheville tells us that not enough patients are getting the right information. To listen, click the link below. Cancer and ExerciseCreated by Admin
A new Mayo Clinic study found that the use of transoral robotic surgery for the treatment of tonsil and base of tongue cancers is safe, effective and enables faster recovery times. The results of this research were even more positive than we expected. We found great advantages to using transoral [...]Created by Admin