Items Tagged ‘lymphoma’

September 28th, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post Letting a dog sleep on your bed does not actually […]

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December 23rd, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. This will be our last edition of 2016.  Look for us again on January 6, 2017. Thank you and happy […]

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April 4th, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Fox Business Part 1 — Mayo Clinic CEO: […]

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February 24th, 2012

Scottsdale Healthcare steps up cancer services

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Scottsdale Healthcare has bolstered its cancer-care offerings with a new bone-marrow transplant program that will serve patients receiving treatment for aggressive blood cancers. The new program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Shea Medical Center will cater to patients who are battling blood cancers such as myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma… Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: blood cancers, bone-marrow transplant program, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center


April 21st, 2010

Vitamin K may protect against lymphoma

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Vitamin K — found in green leafy vegetables — may protect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma, U.S. researchers said.   Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said the risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma — cancer of the immune system — was approximately 45 percent lower for those whose vitamin K intake was in the top […]

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Tags: lymphoma, Vitamin K


December 9th, 2009

Vitamin D linked to surviving lymphoma

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

U.S. researchers found vitamin D levels are associated with survival in lymphoma patients.   Lead investigator Dr. Matthew Drake of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said the research team tracked 374 patients enrolled in the University of Iowa /Mayo Clinic Lymphoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence, who had been diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell […]

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Tags: lymphoma, vitamin D


December 9th, 2009

ASH: Drug Combo Active in Relapsed Mantle-Cell Lymphoma

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Half of patients with relapsed or refractory mantle-cell lymphoma achieved major responses when treated with the investigational agent temsirolimus and rituximab (Rituxan), data from an ongoing clinical study showed. Responses persisted for almost 10 months and demonstrated durability in rituximab-refractory patients, according to Stephen M. Ansell, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.   […]

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Tags: lymphoma, Rituximab


December 8th, 2009

Vitamin D May Boost Lymphoma Survival

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Healthy levels of vitamin D may help patients with a certain type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma live longer. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered that patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and low vitamin D levels are two times more likely to die from the cancer than patients with optimal levels. Deficient vitamin D […]

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Tags: lymphoma, vitamin D


December 8th, 2009

Patients deficient in vitamin D fare worse in battle with lymphoma

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A shortage of vitamin D may stack the deck against people fighting a common form of lymphoma, researchers reported December 5 at a meeting of the American Society of Hematology. The new study adds this cancer to the list of malignancies suspected of being more difficult to control in patients with vitamin D deficiency common […]

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Tags: lymphoma, vitamin D


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