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“Jolie Effect” on Awareness of the Breast Cancer Genes

What every woman needs to know … and do In a study released Feb. 11, 2015, the AARP Public Policy Institute reported that BRCA genetic testing among women without breast cancer increased dramatically in the days after Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she carried the BRCA1 mutation and had an elective [...]

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Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Genome

Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Genome

Mayo Clinic's First 150 Years  John Noseworthy, M.D., CEO and president at Mayo Clinic, discusses how Mayo's first 150 years will shape the future of health care. Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Genome At the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, we're gathering  knowledge about a patient’s genome (or DNA) to diagnose, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2013, Reaching More Than 63 Million People

Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2013, Reaching More Than 63 Million People

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 26, 2014 — As Mayo Clinic recognizes its Sesquicentennial year, the not-for-profit organization reached a record 63 million people in 2013. The strong performance was bolstered by successful implementation of new care delivery models — such as the Mayo Clinic Care Network — that provide knowledge to [...]

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Transforming Health Care in the U.S.

Transforming Health Care in the U.S.

                                                                         Making a difference in the lives of patients Optum and Mayo Clinic are announcing the launch of Optum Labs, an open, collaborative research and development facility with a singular goal: improving patient care.They will make their information assets, technologies, knowledge tools and scientific expertise available to organizations interested in pursuing practical [...]

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