Items Tagged ‘HER2’

February 21, 2014

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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic updates its model for […]

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January 31, 2014

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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Modern Healthcare Symptoms, diagnosis and a prescription: How […]

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March 26, 2012

Examining the HER2 Testing Puzzle: Fresh Research Explores Nagging Questions

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In the more than 30 years since the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) gene was first successfully explored, HER2 status in patients with breast cancer has emerged as a durable and effective marker for evaluating tumors and selecting therapies…The issues at stake are vital not only to patients with breast cancer but also […]

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Tags: Dr. Edith Perez, HER2, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


April 20, 2010

Cancer Fight: Unclear Tests for New Drug

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Dr. Linda Griffith was at a conference in Singapore in early January when she felt a lump in her breast…she had a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy within hours of getting off the plane. The news was not good: she had cancer… had a test to see whether her tumor had extra copies of a protein, […]

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Tags: Dr. Edith Perez, HER2


February 26, 2010

The HER2 testing conundrum

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A recent study from the University of California, San Francisco, reveals that one in five HER2 tests gives the wrong answer. Furthermore, the article, which reviews the medical literature, reports that as many as two-thirds of breast cancer patients who should be tested for HER2 are not, and consequently a significant fraction of women treated […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, HER2


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