Items Tagged ‘First Coast News’

November 2, 2018

New technology connects doctors with stroke patients while in ambulance

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Juliette Dryer Every minute matters when someone has a stroke, new technology in Northeast Florida is cutting down response time by connecting doctors with patients before the ambulance ever arrives at the hospital. “Stroke is extremely common,” Dr. David Freeman, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic said. Freeman said […]

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Tags: Dr. David Freeman, Dr. David Siegel, First Coast News, stroke, telestroke


October 18, 2018

Breast cancer vaccine that could save generations now in clinical trials at Mayo Clinic

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Lana Harris Tens of thousands of women die annually from breast cancer, but soon, the number could decrease. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville is working on a vaccine for triple negative breast cancer that could someday save millions. While the vaccine is still in clinical trials, doctors say they are very excited […]

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Tags: breast cancer vaccine, Dr. Saranya Chumsri, First Coast News, Stacy Hanson


August 23, 2018

Sinusitis is a condition which can be aggravated by hot and humid climates

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News What can seem like just a cold, can turn out to be much more serious. Mayo Clinic doctor Angela Donaldson tells us more about this condition. Reach: First Coast News refers to three television stations in Jacksonville, Florida. WJXX, the ABC affiliate; WTLV, the NBC affiliate; and WCWJ, the CW affiliate. Context:  Angela Donaldson, […]

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Tags: Dr. Angela Donaldson, First Coast News, sinusitis


August 6, 2018

Man takes cross-country bike trip to raise money and awareness for rare cancer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Lindsey Boetsch Chances are, you never heard of the cancer, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. It’s a non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. It’s very rare and only 1,000 to 1,500 people are diagnosed each year. There’s not a lot of research and funding for it, but, Christopher Edgerton is trying to change that.  “There sort of isn’t […]

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Tags: Christopher Edgerton, Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, First Coast News, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma


June 15, 2018

WAITING GAME | Difficult surgery done in Jacksonville changes how transplant patients get listed

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Lindsey Boetsch A unique kind of transplant done at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville gave a man years, if not decades, instead of hours…”One side of his chest was extremely small, really compacted from his disease. So, we could never get the same donor’s lungs to match both sides,” said Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Matthew Thomas, First Coast News, lung tranplant


May 16, 2018

Melanoma survivor: Just checking your skin goes a long way

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Juliette Dryer More than 91,000 new melanomas will be diagnosed in 2018, according to the American Cancer Society. One Nocatee woman never expected to be one of them. “I’ve been running for many years,” Cynthia Ryan said. “I’ve done 30 marathons, so I spend a lot of time outside.”… “We live […]

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Tags: Dermatology, Dr. Scott Fosco, First Coast News, melanoma, skin cancer


April 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic: Talking about the future of lungs

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News Dr. Cesar Keller, appears live as a guest on Good Morning Jacksonville. Dr. Keller discussed  the future of lung transplantation. Reach: First Coast News refers to three television stations in Jacksonville, Florida. WJXX, the ABC affiliate; WTLV, the NBC affiliate; and WCWJ, the CW affiliate. Context:  Cesar Keller, M.D. is a Mayo Clinic critical care […]

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Tags: Dr. Cesar Keller, First Coast News, lung transplants


April 20, 2018

New Alzheimer’s definition could help prevent onset of symptoms

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Juliette Dryer When you think of Alzheimer’s Disease, you likely imagine the confusion, memory loss and other symptoms that go along with it. Under a new framework for Alzheimer’s Research, the disease would no longer be defined by these symptoms, but rather by physical characteristics in the brain. Dr. Neill Graff-Radford, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. Neill Graff-Radford, First Coast News, Medical research


March 30, 2018

Mayo Clinic now offering integrated therapies for cancer patients

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Lindsey Boetsch A new program at The Mayo Clinic Jacksonville is helping patients integrate different treatment plans. This is in addition to their normal chemotherapy and radiation. The goal is to help reduce the risk of cancer coming back and give the patients a way to live a healthier life…”We want […]

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Tags: Breast Clinic, Dr. Dawn Mussallem, First Coast News


March 16, 2018

Living with colon cancer: One man’s journey through treatment

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

First Coast News by Alexander Osladacz Dr. Pashtoon Kasi from the Mayo Clinic explained an alarming rise in colorectal cancers among younger patients – in their 20s, 30s, and like Krueger in their 40s. Not to the age of yearly colonoscopies, and many without family history of the disease, also like Krueger. Learning from other […]

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Tags: colon cancer, Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, First Coast News


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