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Mayo Clinic Minute: New chemotherapy approach for treating stomach cancer

A new approach to treating stomach cancers called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) delivers heated liquid chemotherapy directly to the abdomen where it can target the cancer. Dr. Travis Grotz, a Mayo Clinic surgical oncologist, discusses how HIPEC works and the potential benefits of the treatment.

Mayo Clinic Minute: No 'lesser evil' when it comes to tobacco use

From the traditional cigarette to the modern electronic cigarette, from the communal hookah to the discreet pinch of smokeless tobacco, each has proven to be detrimental to a person's health. Dr. Jon Ebbert, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, discusses why there is no "lesser evil" when it comes to tobacco use.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Common types of skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., affecting millions worldwide. Dr. Collin Costello, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says these nonmelanoma skin cancers are more prevalent — and with early diagnosis and treatment, the prognosis is good.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips for protecting babies from harmful UV rays

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person's chance of developing melanoma later in life. Dr. Megha Tollefson, a Mayo Clinic pediatric dermatologist, offers tips for keeping babies safe outdoors.

Mayo scientists explore swabs for early endometrial, ovarian cancer detection

Mayo Clinic researchers have uncovered specific microbial signatures linked to endometrial and ovarian cancers and are working toward developing innovative home swab tests for women to assess their susceptibility.