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Target Field Pitch for Prevention: Raising Awareness of Cancers that Can be Defeated

WHAT: Mayo Clinic, Fight Colorectal Cancer and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure will encourage baseball fans to “pitch in” to prevent prostate and colorectal cancer as the Minnesota Twins begin a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 21. Pitch for Prevention is intended [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Tuesday Q & A: Active surveillance reasonable approach for low-risk prostate cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, 71, was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer last month. He is worried about the side effects of surgery and radiation, so he has instead decided to wait and see if the cancer progresses. His doctor agrees that he does not need to have treatment anytime [...]

Created by lizatorborg

Gardening Restores the Body and Soul

Gardening restores the body and soul Gardening offers cancer survivors the opportunity to get some exercise, stay healthy and nourish the soul. Stage 4 prostate cancer Stage 4 prostate cancer begins in the prostate and grows to nearby organs or spreads to other areas of the body. Learn the symptoms, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Daily aspirin therapy: Understand the benefits and risks Pericarditis Stage 4 prostate cancer treatment Agoraphobia Positron emission tomography (PET) scan

Created by Dana Sparks

New Therapies for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

New therapies sought for triple negative breast cancer Researchers have found that triple negative breast cancer is more common in younger women and in African-American women. Thyroidectomy Find out how to prepare for this procedure to treat thyroid disorders, such as cancer, and what you can expect. PSA test: Benefits [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer, Choline C 11 and the Representative (pkg)

Just when you think you have it beat, one of the sneaky things about cancer is the way it can reappear, undetected in a few isolated cells. Alaska State Senator Mike Hawker had that concern after his first life or death battle with prostate cancer. Then in late 2012, Mayo Clinic became [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Cholesterol: What numbers should you aim for? Weightlifting: Best before or after an aerobic workout? Hepatitis C screening Early warning system for recurrent prostate cancer Huperzine A: can it treat Alzheimer's?

Created by Dana Sparks

Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows

PHOENIX — March 19, 2014 — A Mayo Clinic study reviewed data on more than 290,000 men with prostate cancer from the past 20 years and found that African-American men are at increased risk for poorer survival rate following prostate cancer treatment compared to other minority groups. The study was [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

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