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Mayo Clinic Finds Experimental Drug Inhibits Growth in All Stages of Common Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered a protein that is overly active in every human sample of kidney cancer they examined. They also found that an experimental drug designed to block the protein's activity significantly reduced tumor growth in animals when used alone. Combining [...]

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Study to Treat Deadly Form of Thyroid Cancer Shows Promise, Mayo Clinic Says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A combination of therapies may prove to be a promising advance for the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer based on results of a phase I clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Anaplastic thyroid cancer is one of the deadliest of all cancers. Nearly all [...]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Research, Treatment and Survivorship

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 5, 2012.  September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the nation and the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women. Although treatment advances have improved the average length of survival after diagnosis, the [...]

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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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