DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandmother and mother, as well as an aunt and a cousin, have had breast cancer. Another cousin was diagnosed with colon cancer [...]
Colorectal cancer begins when healthy cells in the colon or rectum develop mutations, or changes, in their DNA. These damaged cells [...]
LONDON — Inherited cardiac conditions such as heart muscle or rhythm problems may be well known within [...]
Rare Disease Day raises awareness of the 30 million people in the U.S. who have a rare disease.
Araeya Sell, 13, has spent much of her [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers are working to accelerate the diagnoses of rare diseases and renew hope for patients whose symptoms have defied an explanation ― sometimes for [...]
A new Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 6 people with pancreatic cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations.
Identifying hereditary gene mutations in
By Susan Murphy • December 18, 2021
Genomics experts worldwide released a paper highlighting advances in rare disease, cancer, population health and carrier screening at the 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference in October.
"The use [...]
LONDON — Mayo Clinic Healthcare, an outpatient clinic that provides personalized health care ranging from preventive screenings and tailored wellness plans to second [...]
Alejandro Mirazo (right) with his family. (Photo courtesy of the Mirazo family)
Alejandro Mirazo, 56, never imagined his genetic test results would reveal a [...]