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Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and the University of Oslo, Norway, have identified a molecule that pushes normal pancreatic cells to transform their shape, laying the groundwork for development of pancreatic cancer — one of the most difficult tumors [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic Extend, Expand Collaboration to  Continue Fighting Cancer through Advanced Screening

Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic Extend, Expand Collaboration to Continue Fighting Cancer through Advanced Screening

Unique Arrangement Aims to Build on the Success of Cologuard® Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) and Mayo Clinic today announced a five-year extension and expansion of their collaboration, broadening their efforts to develop screening, surveillance and diagnostic tests beyond colorectal cancer to address other diseases within the gastrointestinal tract. The [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Tuesday Q and A: Removing pancreas is rarely a means of preventing cancer

Tuesday Q and A: Removing pancreas is rarely a means of preventing cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is preventative surgery an option for people with a strong genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer? If not, are there any screening tests that can catch it early? ANSWER: Although removing the pancreas is a possibility for people who have a strong family history of pancreatic cancer, it [...]

Created by lizatorborg

Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study of more than 2,000 patients by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has dispelled the myth that cancer biopsies cause cancer to spread. In the Jan. 9 online issue of Gut, they show that patients who received a biopsy had a better outcome [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Press the Pause Button and Connect With Your Heart

Press the Pause Button and Connect With Your Heart

Press the pause button and connect with your heart This holiday season, make a personal connection by turning off the technology. Chemotherapy side effects after treatment is done Get the facts about late effects — chemotherapy side effects that last after you've finished treatment or new ones that emerge. Risk [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Pancreatic Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio

Many of us might not really know where our pancreas is located or what it does, but one thing we DO know is that a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, even when discovered early.  Pancreatic cancer typically spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages, which [...]

Created by Joel Streed

Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer survivors, take time for Thanksgiving The holidays are a good time to reflect on the past, give thanks and give back. Lung cancer Find out how lung cancer is treated and ways to manage shortness of breath on your own. Symptoms of pancreatic cancer Signs and symptoms of pancreatic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Many of us might not really know where our pancreas is located or what it does, but one thing we DO know is that a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, even when discovered early.  Pancreatic cancer typically spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages, which [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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