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New Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model More Accurate Than Current Model

New Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model More Accurate Than Current Model

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new breast cancer risk prediction model combining histologic features of biopsied breast tissue from women with benign breast disease and individual patient demographic information more accurately classified breast cancer risk than the current screening standard. Results of a Mayo Clinic study comparing the new model to [...]

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James Ingle, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Recognized for a Career of Contributions to Breast Cancer Research

James Ingle, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Recognized for a Career of Contributions to Breast Cancer Research

SAN ANTONIO — James Ingle, M.D., an internationally recognized breast cancer expert, will receive the 2014 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award on Dec. 10 at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Dr. Ingle is a professor of oncology and the Foust Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine [...]

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Quality of Life at Diagnosis May Predict Survival for Patients With Aggressive Lymphoma

Quality of Life at Diagnosis May Predict Survival for Patients With Aggressive Lymphoma

San Francisco -- Self-reported quality of life among patients diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma can predict overall survival and event-free survival, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The results were presented today at the 56th American Society of Hematology annual meeting, in San Francisco. "We studied a large sample of patients [...]

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Nivolumab shows significant benefit for Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Mayo Clinic co-led phase I study

Nivolumab shows significant benefit for Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Mayo Clinic co-led phase I study

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A phase I clinical trial of nivolumab found that the immune-boosting drug is a highly effective therapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The multi-institution study, led by Mayo Clinic, indicated that the drug was safe and led to an 87 percent response rate in patients who had failed on [...]

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Lymphoma Patients Event-Free Two Years after Diagnosis have a Normal Life Expectancy

Lymphoma Patients Event-Free Two Years after Diagnosis have a Normal Life Expectancy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jwdHjAnJCM ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 18, 2014 — Newly-diagnosed patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who do not experience any cancer-related outcome events for two years after diagnosis have essentially the same life expectancy as they did prior to diagnosis, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Cancer related [...]

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