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Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — When people find out — usually from a diagnostic scan looking at something else — that they have a lesion in their pancreas that could morph into pancreatic cancer, they can panic. They insist on having frequent CT scans and biopsies to monitor the lesion, or they [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Dr. Smallridge Cancer Center Designation - Selection is an Honor (:33)

Dr. Robert Smallridge on the selection being an honor.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Smallridge Cancer Center Designation - Selection Process (:65)

Dr. Robert Smallridge on the selection process

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Smallridge Cancer Center Designation - What this Designation Means (:27)

Dr. Robert Smallridge on what the designation means.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Smallridge Cancer Center Designation - One of Two in Florida (:21)

Dr. Robert Smallridge on being one of two comprehensive cancer centers in the state of Florida.

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Amyloid, the other toxic protein that characterizes Alzheimer’s, builds [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and the University of Oslo, Norway, have identified a molecule that pushes normal pancreatic cells to transform their shape, laying the groundwork for development of pancreatic cancer — one of the most difficult tumors [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

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