Hematology

July 12, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

July 12 2013 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 Philadelphia Enquirer […]

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May 3, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    May 3, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Anesthesiology, anxiety, Arizona, Arizona Horizon, Arizona Republic, Arizona State University, ASU, Austin Daily Herald, Big Group, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Interest Group


February 19, 2013

Melanoma rate rises sharply

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Dr. Stephan Thome, a specialist in oncology and hematology with Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, has personally observed an increase in melanoma diagnoses in the area through the patients who walk through his door…”Think of the farmers sitting on tractors getting burned by the sun, and young ladies who want to look like a […]

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Tags: diagnosis increase, Dr. Stephan Thome, Fairmont Sentinel, Mankato, melanoma


July 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 6, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlight 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 New […]

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Tags: Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, David Claypool, Dr. Rafael Fonseca, Hematologic Malignancies Program, Huffington Post, Huffington Post Canada, KAAL, Mall of America, mammograms, Matthew Sztajnkrycer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


June 23, 2012

U of M, Mayo Receive Grant to Study Blood Cancer

By Mystery User

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have received a $1.35 million grant to study a form of blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome.  The grant from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics is on top of $2.5 million the university received last year from the National Institutes of Health to study […]

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Tags: Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, University of Minnesota


June 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 8, 2012 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 Wall […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. James O'Keefe, Dr. Joseph Mikhael, Dr. Mary O'Connor, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, ESPN The Magazine, Genentech, ginseng, HealthDay


March 26, 2012

Clot Removal Resuscitates Boyd Man With Little Time to Spare

By Mystery User

Randy Setzer could have died last month after blood clots blocked the main arteries to his lungs and, despite resuscitation efforts, he showed little sign of life…Dr. Robert Wiechmann, a Mayo Clinic Health System cardiovascular surgeon, called the outcome of Setzer’s case “miraculous.”     Eau Claire Leader-Telegram by Christena O’Brien   3/26/12

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Tags: blood clots, Dr. Robert Wiechmann, Randy Setzer


March 1, 2012

Ruxolitinib in Myelofibrosis: Only for Some Patients

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The first drug ever approved for myelofibrosis, ruxolitinib (Jakafi, Incyte/Novartis), is useful only in about 25% of patients with this disorder, according to Ayalew Tefferi, MD, from the division of hematology at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota. Even then, it might not be the best option, he added. Dr. Tefferi was speaking to Medscape Medical […]

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Tags: Ayalew Tefferi, myelofibrosis, New England Journal of Medicine, ruxolitinib


February 23, 2012

Fugates of Kentucky: Skin Bluer than Lake Louise

By Mystery User

Benjamin “Benjy” Stacy so frightened maternity doctors with the color of his skin — “as Blue as Lake Louise” — that he was rushed just hours after his birth in 1975 to University of Kentucky Medical Center. As a transfusion was being readied, the baby’s grandmother suggested to doctors that he looked like the “blue […]

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Tags: Benjamin "Benjy" Stacy, Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, intermarriage, Lake Louise, Luna Fugate, methemoglobinemia, recessive gene, University of Kentucky Medical Center


January 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Bruising easily can be normal but sometimes signals an underlying problem,

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 DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Lately, I seem to bruise very easily. Is this something I should see my doctor about or be concerned with? I am 54 and in excellent health. ANSWER: Bruising easily can be normal in some people and becomes more common as we age. But bruising easily may also signal an underlying medical […]

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