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Mayo Clinic’s Measles Virus Therapy for Cancer Profiled in VICE Documentary on HBO

Mayo Clinic’s Measles Virus Therapy for Cancer Profiled in VICE Documentary on HBO

On Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, HBO will broadcast a documentary entitled Killing Cancer. VICE founder and host Shane Smith follows pioneering researchers across the U.S. — including specialists from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center — who are changing the face of modern-day medicine through their work with oncolytic [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy?

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy?

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy? Some forms of chemotherapy and radiation therapy cause painful mouth sores. Magic mouthwash may provide relief. Research shows higher breast cancer risk for women with atypical hyperplasia New findings may change screening and prevention recommendations for women with atypical hyperplasia of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic: Women with Atypical Hyperplasia are at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Mayo Clinic: Women with Atypical Hyperplasia are at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with atypical hyperplasia of the breast have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than previously thought, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Results of the study appear in a special report on breast cancer in the New England Journal of Medicine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwZkl205Eag Journalists:  Sound bites [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic: Genotyping Errors Plague CYP2D6 Testing for Tamoxifen Therapy

Mayo Clinic: Genotyping Errors Plague CYP2D6 Testing for Tamoxifen Therapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Clinical recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients are based on studies with flawed methodology and should be reconsidered, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7LzSSnY3Ko [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

James Ingle, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Recognized for a Career of Contributions to Breast Cancer Research

James Ingle, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Recognized for a Career of Contributions to Breast Cancer Research

SAN ANTONIO — James Ingle, M.D., an internationally recognized breast cancer expert, will receive the 2014 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award on Dec. 10 at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Dr. Ingle is a professor of oncology and the Foust Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

2 goetz - what we found

2 goetz - what we found Matthew Goetz, M.D., of MayoClinic discusses recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients. His research shows the recommendations are based on studies with flawed methodology and that recommendations should be reconsidered.

Created by Andy Shilts

1 goetz - what we wanted to do

1 goetz - what we wanted to do Matthew Goetz, M.D., of MayoClinic discusses recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients. His research shows the recommendations are based on studies with flawed methodology and that recommendations should be reconsidered.

Created by Andy Shilts

Immune Function Marker Does Not Predict Benefit of Trastuzumab in HER-2+ Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A marker of immune function that predicts for better outcomes in patients treated with chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer is also linked to improved prognosis in patients treated with chemotherapy for HER2-positive breast cancer. But that marker — the quantity of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (S-TILs) in a [...]

Created by Paul Scotti

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