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Endoxifen Shows Promise as Breast Cancer Treatment

A Phase I trial of endoxifen, an active metabolite of the cancer drug tamoxifen, indicates that the experimental drug is safe, with early evidence for anti-tumor activity. Mayo Clinic oncologist and lead author of the study Matthew Goetz, M.D., says, “We achieved up to sixtyfold higher levels of endoxifen compared to endoxifen levels [...]

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Mayo Clinic and University of Iowa Receive $11.5 Million SPORE Grant Renewal

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 24, 2012.  The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa have received a five-year, $11.5 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to continue the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) for lymphoma research. The renewal was [...]

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