Items Tagged ‘American Cancer Society’

June 10, 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. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Pioneer Press John Noseworthy: Telemedicine will increase access to care, […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC News, acute coronary syndrome, adjuvant chemotherapy, allergy season, Amber Kohnhorst, AMEInfo, American Cancer Society, Amy Davis, Aneurysm, AOL, Arizona Daily Star


April 24, 2013

Mayo Clinic warns teens of tanning

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Doctors will diagnose more than 76 thousand new melanomas in the U.S. this year, according to the American Cancer Society’s estimate. And that number has been rising for at least 30 years. So Mayo Clinic Health System is sending representatives to area schools to provide education and a clear message about the cancer. “Because it’s […]

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Tags: American Cancer Society, Mary Kief, melanoma, tanning, tanning bed, teenagers, WXOW Eau Claire


April 10, 2013

Mammograms for Older Women May Be Beneficial

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Women 75 and older who skipped mammograms were at an increased risk of dying from breast cancer, suggesting a need for continued screening in this age group, a researcher said here…Sandhya Pruthi, MD, of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said she follows American Cancer Society guidelines that advise no upper limit for women to have […]

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Tags: American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, elderly women, indolent cancer, mammograms, MedPage Today, older women


March 7, 2013

To Prevent Colon Cancer, Get Your Butt to the Doctor

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

CDC director  Dr. Tom Frieden and chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society Dr. Otis Brawley  tweeted their thoughts, along with experts from the National Institutes of Health; the Colon Cancer Alliance; Mayo Clinic; New York University Langone Medical Center; and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute…“We think it takes 10 years for a polyp to […]

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Tags: ABC News, American Cancer Society, colon cancer, Colon Cancer Alliance, Dr. John Kisiel, Dr. Otis Brawley, Dr. Tom Frieden, National institutes of Health


January 30, 2013

Diet, Exercise Helps Fight Malignancy

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Mike Herch was making breakfast at home one day in 2010 when his wife noticed something odd on the back of his leg… The survival rates for malignant melanoma have improved greatly over the years, said Dr. Jerry Brewer, a surgeon in the department of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn…“It’s significantly improved,” […]

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Tags: American Cancer Society, Dr. Jerry Brewer, malignant melanoma, melanoma, Quad-City Times, survival rate


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