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Andrew McFadden wasn't sure what to do when he found out he had a rare and aggressive form of cancer. But working together through a unique partnership, his physicians helped him develop a treatment plan and find a way to move forward.
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Precision medicine for breast cancer
Precision medicine for breast cancer is an approach to diagnosis, treatment and prevention that takes into account the genes you're [...]
For many students and families, spring break means it's time to go somewhere warm and sunny. Getting some sun might be good for the soul, [...]
When she was in second grade, Abri Bentley was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Today, she’s adjusting to life without part of her [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is removing part of the liver always the best treatment for liver cancer? What if the cancer has spread?
ANSWER: Surgery [...]
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