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Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Screening for Lung Cancer in High Risk Patients With X-rays vs. CT Scans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEiOtIGF8rM For many years, doctors have known that screening for certain cancers saves lives.  Breast cancer and colon cancer are two examples. Now you can add lung cancer to that list. The National Lung Screening Trial results showed screening people at high risk of lung cancer with CT scans saves [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

The Last Brother's Heart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSo35TN_CU A Detroit area man has a very special appreciation for the value of organ donation. It helped him survive a medical condition that has decimated his immediate family. For the Mayo Clinic News Network, Dennis Douda has the story of the last brother and the efforts to help him [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Remember the Vital Vaccinations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbf43vUw7u8 Vaccines have all but wiped out some terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States, but that success doesn't mean we shouldn't vaccinate against them anymore. Dennis Douda has this report.[TRT 1:55] Click here for script. Journalists: The video report and additional b-roll are available in the downloads. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

When Breast Cancer Travels to the Brain: Laser Therapy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HjfQUk7D2w A diagnosis of cancer alone is difficult and especially challenging if the disease has spread to other areas of the body. For instance, many cancer patients who develop brain tumors may be faced with a surgery and recovery time that affects their participation in other necessary treatments. However, Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Treating POTS: A Teenage Syndrome Solution

Maybe you’ve heard the complaints: I’m too tired to get up, my stomach hurts, I just want to sleep. These symptoms might be typical of some teenagers, but for others they're signs of a very real illness called postural tachycardia syndrome or POTS. Today, social media has helped spread awareness of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Sunday Oct. 12th is World Arthritis Day: Looking at RA Diagnosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FloX45Ue414 Today is WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can be frightening. It's a lifelong chronic condition that not only causes painful damage to joints but can affect other areas of the body, including heart and kidneys. So, an early diagnosis and an aggressive approach to treatment can mean [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

New Breast Cancer Screening — Tomosynthesis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLaIlLxTlVQ Research has proven mammograms can detect breast cancer early, when it’s still curable, but they aren't perfect tests.  For instance, some women who have mammograms are called back for additional testing because the images aren’t completely clear, especially in dense breast tissue. Ongoing research is discovering a variety of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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