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Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients’ Complication Risk

Meeting non-medical needs ahead of operations can aid recovery, cut health care costs, study suggests ROCHESTER, Minn. — How well patients recover from cancer surgery may be influenced by more than their medical conditions and the operations themselves. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise their risk of surgical [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Exact Sciences Says Mayo Clinic is First Healthcare System to Offer Cologuard®

Stool-based DNA (sDNA) screening test for colorectal cancer to be available by prescription to patients News Conference Advisory: An audio news conference was held this morning with representatives from Exact Sciences Corp. and Mayo Clinic. Click here to listen or right click to download. Click here for a transcript of [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Mayo Clinic Convenes Thought Leaders to Discuss Transforming Health Care Delivery

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI) will hold Transform 2014, its seventh collaborative symposium focused on redesigning the way health care is experienced and delivered, Sept. 7–9 in Rochester. The symposium draws attendees from around the world looking to connect with colleagues inside and outside the health care industry. Dozens of [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

Mayo Clinic Investigator to Lead Alliance Research Base for New National, Community-based Cancer Research Initiative

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Jan Buckner, M.D., a five-year, $47.5 million grant to lead the NCI’s National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) research base for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. Dr. Buckner is deputy director for cancer practice at the Mayo Clinic Cancer [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to Offer Saturday Morning Injury Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center will provide a Saturday morning injury clinic for middle school, high school and college athletes injured during Friday night or Saturday morning sports activities. The clinic will be open each Saturday from Aug. 23 to Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Mayo Study Finds Less Radical Procedures Offer Similar Cancer Control Compared to Surgery for Kidney Cancer Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Needle-guided tumor destruction procedures offer near equivalent lengths of local cancer control compared to surgery for patients with small kidney cancer tumors, according to the results of a large study published in the journal European Urology. “If validated, these data suggest that an update to clinical guidelines [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic’s 150 Medical Contributions Span 150 Years

ROCHESTER, Minn. – To honor a century and a half of serving humanity, Mayo Clinic has compiled a list of 150 medical contributions. The list includes innovations such as developing the concept of an integrated, multispecialty, not-for-profit group practice of medicine, establishing the first hospital-based blood bank in the United [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSU9SROVeZY&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes, based on current evidence, that not all patients encouraged to take cholesterol-lowering medications, such as [...]

Created by Traci Klein

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