Items Tagged ‘blood cancer’

August 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 3, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images. by Lindsey Bever — There are two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or zoonotic, hookworms. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, said […]

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Tags: Alan Alda, alzheimer's disease, Aneurysms, Biogen, birth control pills, blood cancer, breast cancer research, breastfeeding, Bryan Duncan, Cancer, CAR-T cell, diets


June 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic patient treated by massive measles dose still cancer-free 5 years later

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribune by Dan Browning It’s been five years since Stacy Erholtz underwent an experimental treatment for blood cancer that used enough measles vaccine to inoculate 10 million people, and she’s still celebrating her life, moment by moment. “I’m not the kind of person who waits for the other shoe to drop,” said Erholtz, 54, […]

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Tags: blood cancer, Dr. Stephen Russell, multiple myeloma, Stacy Erholtz, Star Tribune, virotherapy


January 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      STAT, A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say by Allison Bond — Dr. Martha Hartz, an allergist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says she frequently evaluates patients who’ve already forked over the cash for the testing. “Anytime I see a patient who’s had these kinds of […]

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Tags: acid reflux, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Andy Sandness, blood cancer, blood test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cervical cancer, Cherri Olson, Cognitive Test, cold


February 14, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 USA Today A cat bite can turn into […]

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