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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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Mayo Clinic IDs Genes That Predict Whether Trastuzumab Will Work for Breast Cancer Patients

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Adding the drug trastuzumab to chemotherapy prevents cancer recurrence and improves survival in a large number of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer. But trastuzumab does not stop tumors from returning in about 25 percent of patients — and oncologists haven't been able to identify [...]

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Two Drugs Help Fight Kidney, Breast Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — July 31, 2012.  A potentially powerful new approach to treating two lethal metastatic cancers — triple negative breast cancer and clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer — has been discovered by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. In the online issue [...]

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Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Study Finds New Type of Mutation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — April 10, 2012.   Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new class of molecular mutation in various forms of breast cancer, a finding that may shed new light on development and growth of different types of breast tumors. Called fusion transcripts, the mutated forms of RNA may also [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Survival Improves When Herceptin is Used with Chemotherapy

Herceptin has proven to be a life-saving drug for women with HER2+ breast cancer, which makes up 20 percent to 25 percent of all cases. But it has not been known whether the agent should be given with, or after, chemotherapy in women who have already had surgery to remove [...]

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