Items Tagged ‘diagnosis increase’

April 1, 2013

Celiac diagnoses rose during 2000s: study

By Logan Lafferty

The number of Americans diagnosed with celiac disease continued to rise over the past decade but leveled off in 2004, according to a new study…”We’re finding a lot more celiac disease,” said Dr. Joseph Murray, the study’s senior author from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “Some of that is probably that we’re better at […]

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Tags: celiac disease, diagnosis increase, Dr. Joseph Murray, increase, Reuters

March 25, 2013

Anal cancer may be on the rise in the U.S.

By Logan Lafferty

The number of people in the U.S. with anal cancer has tripled since the 1970s, according to a new study…Dr. Robert Cima, a surgeon in the department of colon and rectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said that could also mean the number of squamous cell carcinomas did not change that much […]

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Tags: anal cancer, carcinoma, diagnosis increase, Dr. Robert Cima, Reuters, squamous cell cancer

February 19, 2013

Melanoma rate rises sharply

By 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

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