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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Two Oncogenes Join to Drive Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Patients with a common form of lung cancer — lung squamous cell carcinoma — have very few treatment options. That situation may soon change. A team of cancer biologists at Mayo Clinic in Florida is reporting in the Feb. 10 issue of Cancer Cell the discovery of two oncogenes [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

New Type Of Molecular Mutation In Breast Cancer

A new class of molecular mutation, in various forms of breast cancer, has been discovered by Mayo Clinic researchers in Florida.   This finding may shed new light on the growth of different types of breast tumors and investigators believe the discovery could lead to the development of new drugs. Called fusion [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

New Device Monitors for Strokes in Real Time

A research team led by investigators at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL has found that a small device worn on a patient’s brow can be useful in monitoring stroke patients in the hospital.  Researchers say the device might offer a reliable way to monitor hospitalized patients for recurrent strokes in real [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

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Imagine not being able to walk across the room because your muscles don’t work normally. That’s what life is like for many people with Parkinson’s disease and similar disorders. The conditions cause your muscles to shake and freeze up until putting one foot in front of the other is almost [...]

Created by Joel Streed