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International Group Publishes Updated Criteria for Diagnosing Multiple Myeloma

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) today announced that it has updated the criteria for diagnosing multiple myeloma. A paper outlining the new criteria was published in the journal Lancet Oncology. Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that forms in a type of white blood cell called [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

On Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. CT, we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz who received 10 million doses – a seemingly lethal amount – of the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Measles Virus vs. Cancer

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 7-12-2014  On Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. CT, we’ll talk about the groundbreaking research involving the measles virus to fight cancer. The process is called oncolytic virotherapy and Dr. Stephen Russell will be our guest, along with his patient Stacy Erholtz [...]

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Future of Health Care Update

Apple Unveils Healthkit and Highlights Mayo Clinic App At the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 keynote address, Apple unveiled HealthKit, a digital repository for various types of health- and fitness-related data. Apple will also collaborate with Mayo Clinic through a new Mayo app under development that would offer users a more personalized experience and make their health [...]

Created by Susana Shephard

Mayo Clinic First to Show Virotherapy is Promising Against Multiple Myeloma (pkg)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LImk-KdMT1w ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 14, 2014 — In a proof of principle clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated that virotherapy — destroying cancer with a virus that infects and kills cancer cells but spares normal tissues — can be effective against the deadly cancer multiple myeloma. The findings appear [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Precursor of Multiple Myeloma More Common in Blacks than Whites, Mayo Study Finds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT_rwTM6TVQ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 24, 2014 — Blacks may be twice as likely as whites to develop multiple myeloma because they are more likely to have a precursor condition known as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), a Mayo Clinic study has found. Not only is MGUS more common in [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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