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Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care: Mayo Clinic Radio

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the social media campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one [...]

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Advancing the Practice of Palliative Care

Advancing the Practice of Palliative Care

Mayo Clinic's Dr. Elise Carey Receives The Hastings Center Cunnif-Dixon Physician Award Rochester, Minn. — Elise Carey, M.D., chair of the Section of Palliative Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, has been named the recipient of The Hastings Center Cunnif-Dixon Physician Award. The award recognizes and [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Hand-washing Do's and Don'ts Prevention: Influenza (flu)  Foreign object in the eye: First aid Food poisoning: Prevention What's the definition of palliative care?

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TUESDAY Q & A: Palliative care focuses on providing relief from symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness

TUESDAY Q & A: Palliative care focuses on providing relief from symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband was diagnosed with cancer six months ago and just completed chemotherapy treatments. He’s not feeling great right now, and he may need more cancer treatments at some point. But we’ve been told his long-term outlook is good. At a recent appointment, though, his oncologist suggested he [...]

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Resolving Conflicts Over End-of-Life Care: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Tips

Resolving Conflicts Over End-of-Life Care: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Tips

ROCHESTER, Minn. — November 27, 2012.  It's one of the toughest questions patients and their loved ones can discuss with physicians: When is further medical treatment futile? The conversation can become even more difficult if patients or their families disagree with health care providers' recommendations on end-of-life care. Early, clear [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert Describes Evolving Roles of Hospice and Palliative Care

Mayo Clinic Expert Describes Evolving Roles of Hospice and Palliative Care

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Many people think hospice and palliative care come at the end of life, and while both often play a key role then, palliative care also can provide pain relief, symptom control, emotional comfort and spiritual support as patients recover from serious illnesses. National Hospice Palliative Care [...]

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