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PBS Host to Highlight March RACE Events at Mayo

Two dynamic lecturers highlighted March 2013 events on the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida supporting the "RACE: Are We So Different?" exhibit at Jacksonville's Museum of Science and History (MOSH).  Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ph.D., an acclaimed professor, author and host of the PBS program "Finding Your Roots," explored race, [...]

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PBS Host Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Explores Race, Culture in Free Jacksonville Lecture

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., acclaimed professor, author and host of the Public Broadcasting Service television series "Finding Your Roots," will explore race, culture and genealogy in a free public lecture on Thursday, March 14, at the University of North Florida (UNF). The lecture begins at 7 [...]

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Race and Transplant

In this Medical Edge episode, Dr. Ray Kim discusses his study that looked at using race as a predictor of outcome in transplant operations. To listen, click the link below. Race and Transplant

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Researchers Find Race Has Role in Incidence, Survival of Rare Brain Tumor

The incidence of a rare and deadly tumor called primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is two times higher in black Americans, ages 20 to 49, than in white Americans, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the June issue of Journal of Neuro-Oncology. In patients older than 49, [...]

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What's Marathon Medicine? (pkg)

   The 26.2 with Donna Finish Breast Cancer Marathon in Jacksonville, Fla., is this weekend and is the only marathon in the country where all race proceeds and donated funds go to breast cancer research and care for those with the disease. Mayo Clinic receives 70 percent of the funds and almost $1.9 [...]

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The Long Race: Beating Cancer (pkg)

INTRO:  It's one thing to want to tackle a marathon. It's entirely another to train for one while going through treatment for breast cancer.  Dennis Douda introduces us to one such marathon runner for whom the challenge of getting ready was also about getting well.     [TRT 1:33 ] Video and script [...]

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