Items Tagged ‘cancer screening’

November 3, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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January 22, 2015

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Star Tribune Mayo fights stricter oversight of […]

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June 6, 2012

New DNA Test Could Represent a ‘Revolution’ for Colon Cancer

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Colon Cancer is the second deadliest cancer for men and women in the United States, behind lung cancer. And Alaska Natives suffer from especially high rates of the disease. Now a new colon cancer screening test is in the final stages of the FDA approval process. It was developed by a Mayo Clinic doctor who visited […]

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Tags: Alaska Public Radio, cancer screening, colon cancer, Dr. David Ahlquist


May 23, 2012

Prostate Cancer Screening Called Into Question

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The age of constant testing for prostate cancer appears to be over. The recommendation against the blood test used to detect early prostate cancer was made by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of health experts tasked with reviewing the effectiveness of procedures. Dr. Scott Helmers, an Urgent Care doctor with Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: cancer screening, Dr. Scott Helmers, KEYC, prostate cancer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


March 15, 2012

Prostate Cancer Screening Study Adds to Debate Over PSA Tests

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Should men get routinely screened for prostate cancer? The question has been debated since a panel of medical experts said last year that annual screening might do more harm than good for some men. A new study may cloud the debate even further…The Mayo Clinic has more information to help men decide about prostate cancer […]

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Tags: cancer screening, prostate cancer


November 18, 2009

Cancer screenings stir debate and controversy

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Two cancer experts join Midday to answer questions about the latest research and guidelines for cancer screening: mammograms for breast cancer and PSA tests for prostate cancer.   Guests Dr. Sandhya Pruthi: M.D. Director of the Breast Clinic at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.   Dr. Christopher Warlick: MD, PhD. Urologic Surgeon. University of Minnesota […]

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Tags: cancer screening, mammograms, prostate


November 11, 2009

Routine Evaluation Of Prostate Size Not As Effective In Cancer Screening, Study Finds

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

New Mayo Clinic research studied the association between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and prostate size and found that routine annual evaluation of prostate growth is not necessarily a predictor for the development of prostate cancer. However the study suggests that if a man’s PSA level is rising quickly, a prostate biopsy is reasonable to determine […]

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Tags: cancer screening, prostate-specific antigen


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