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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. [...]

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Antidepressant Eases Radiation-Related Mouth Pain in Head, Neck Cancers

BOSTON — October 30, 2012.  An oral rinse of the antidepressant doxepin significantly eased pain associated with oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck, a study led by Mayo Clinic found. The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Mayo Experts Discuss Risk, Treatment, Side Effects and Coping Skills

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 4, 2012.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the United States and ranks second as a cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. About 1 in 8 women and 1 in 1,000 men [...]

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The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book — A Lifeline for Navigating Breast Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 3, 2012.  The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book, available online and in retail outlets nationwide starting in October, helps women and their families better understand the disease, make informed decisions regarding treatments, and cope with the emotional and physical effects of breast cancer. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: A [...]

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Study May Help Cool Hot Flashes

A pill used for nerve pain offers women relief from hot flashes, Mayo Clinic researchers report at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). They say the agent, pregabalin, decreased hot flash severity and frequency about 20 percent more than did a placebo agent. Thus, [...]

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