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Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

ROCHESTER, Minn. —The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded the 2014 Basic Research Prize to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic. The award, presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. Dr. Terzic was commended for pioneering applications [...]

Created by Jennifer Schutz

Investigational Oral Drug Combo Shows Promise for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in Mayo Clinic-Led Study

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The investigational drug ixazomib taken orally in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone shows promise in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, according to the results of a phase 1/2 study published in the journal Lancet Oncology. "Ixazomib is an investigational, oral proteasome inhibitor with promising anti-myeloma effects [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers: TNF Inhibitors May Increase Cancer Risk in the Eye

ROCHESTER, Minn. — One of the family of drugs prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions is called TNF inhibitors. They act by dampening part of the immune system called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). In one of the balancing acts of medicine, the anti-inflammatory action of the drug also [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic identificam primeiras fases na formação do câncer de pâncreas

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida — Pesquisadores da Clínica Mayo de Jacksonville, Flórida, informam que identificaram as primeiras fases no desenvolvimento do câncer de pâncreas. A descoberta sugere estratégias preventivas a serem exploradas. Na edição online do Cancer Discovery, os cientistas descreveram os passos moleculares necessários para que as células acinares do pâncreas [...]

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Investigadores de la Clínica Mayo identifican los primeros pasos en la formación del cáncer de páncreas

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Investigadores del campus de la Clínica Mayo en Jacksonville, Florida, dicen que han identificado los primeros pasos en el origen del cáncer de páncreas y que sus hallazgos sugieren estrategias preventivas para explorar. En una edición en línea de Cancer Discovery, los científicos describieron los pasos moleculares [...]

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