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Weekend Wellness: Gleason score indicates grade of prostate cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 73 and just had a prostate biopsy that showed a malignant tumor with a Gleason score of 8. Is this an indication of an aggressive cancer and if so, what are my treatment options? ANSWER: Gleason score indicates the grade of your prostate cancer. The [...]

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Len and Lindsay talk about fighting cancer together

  Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Leonard "Len" and his [...]

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Orchestrating Care — and Robotic Surgery — for Prostate Cancer

Internationally known orchestra conductor Alvaro Gomez is originally from Chile but now lives in Florida and when faced with a diagnosis of prostate cancer, he chose Mayo Clinic for his minimally invasive treatment. A collaborative team that included urologists and oncologists developed just the right treatment for Mr. Gomez, and [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Weight loss: Gain control of emotional eating Do you turn to food when you're stressed? Emotional eating can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. Here's how to get back on track. Prostate cancer prevention: Ways to reduce your risk There's no sure way to prevent prostate cancer. But [...]

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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 [...]

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