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Chemotherapy Following Radiation Treatment Slows Disease Progress and Improves Overall Survival in Adults with Low-Grade Brain Cancer   MIAMI — A chemotherapy regimen consisting of procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine (PCV) administered following radiation therapy improved progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas, a form of brain cancer, when compared to radiation therapy alone. The findings were part of the results of a Phase III clinical trial presented today at the Society [...]

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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 [...]

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Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Earns "Exceptional" Rating, Wins NCI Grant Renewal

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) announced today that it has received an overall "exceptional" score on the competitive renewal of its National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG). The grant award will provide roughly $28.6 million in funding over five years, providing essential support [...]

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Longer Telomeres, Considered Sign of Good Health, Linked to Brain Cancer Risk

Research conducted by Mayo Clinic investigators has found that two common gene variants that lead to longer telomeres — the caps on chromosome ends thought by many scientists to confer health by protecting cells from aging — also significantly increase the risk of developing gliomas, a deadly form of brain [...]

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Chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade brain cancer CHICAGO — A chemotherapy regimen consisting of procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine (PCV) administered following radiation therapy improved progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas, a form of brain cancer, when compared to radiation therapy alone. The findings were part of the results of a Phase III [...]

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Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic dizem que molécula ligada a câncer de pâncreas agressivo oferece possíveis avanços clínicos

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida, 21 de maio de 2014 — Pesquisadores da Clínica Mayo em Jacksonville, Flórida, descobriram uma enzima que, segundo eles, está estreitamente ligada ao nível de agressividade do câncer do pâncreas em um paciente. Os pesquisadores dizem que o estudo, publicado no jornal Molecular Cancer Research, fornece percepções fundamentais [...]

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Investigadores de Mayo Clinic dicen que molécula relacionada con el agresivo cáncer de páncreas permite potenciales avances clínicos

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Investigadores de la Clínica Mayo en Jacksonville, Florida, han descubierto una enzima que dicen está estrechamente relacionada a cuán agresivo sea el cáncer de páncreas en un paciente. Los expertos informan que el estudio, publicado en la revista Molecular Cancer Research, proporciona información clave en la forma más [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Molecule Linked to Aggressive Pancreatic Cancer Offers Potential Clinical Advances

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an enzyme they say is tightly linked to how aggressive pancreatic cancer will be in a patient. They say the study, published in Molecular Cancer Research, provides key insights into the most aggressive form of the disease, which is one of the [...]

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