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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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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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Mayo Clinic Awarded Major Grant for Ovarian Cancer Research

Investigators at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center received a five-year, $11.5 million grant to translate research into treatments for women with ovarian cancer. Every year in the United States, more than 16,000 women die from the disease and another 22,000 are diagnosed, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The [...]

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