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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 [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Tuesday Q and A: Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

Tuesday Q and A: Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I often hear about colon cancer, but not a lot about rectal cancer. How is it diagnosed, and is it treatable? ANSWER: Rectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the last several inches of the colon, called the rectum. The primary treatment for rectal cancer is surgery [...]

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Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 9/3/14

http://youtu.be/6T-to4qM3Fw Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: DNA screening for colorectal cancer Camp WABI for overweight children Minimize cancer risk Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script.

Created by Dana Sparks

Cologuard animation of the test

Animation of the Cologuard sDNA screening test for colorectal cancer.

Created by Brian Kilen

Target Field Pitch for Prevention: Raising Awareness of Cancers that Can be Defeated

Target Field Pitch for Prevention: Raising Awareness of Cancers that Can be Defeated

WHAT: Mayo Clinic, Fight Colorectal Cancer and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure will encourage baseball fans to “pitch in” to prevent prostate and colorectal cancer as the Minnesota Twins begin a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 21. Pitch for Prevention is intended [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Rectal cancer surgery outcomes enhanced with colorectal surgeons, Mayo Clinic study finds

Rectal cancer surgery outcomes enhanced with colorectal surgeons, Mayo Clinic study finds

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study shows that the type of surgeon and the type of hospital have a significant influence on long-term outcomes for patients who undergo surgery for rectal cancer. The study, published in Cancer in May, looked at the characteristics of hospitals where people got their [...]

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Dr. Habermann - Quality Care is Available in Rural Areas (:32)

Dr. Habermann says quality cancer care is available in rural areas.

Created by Joel Streed

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