Items Tagged ‘National Cancer Institute’

September 28, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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September 28, 2012 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 […]

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Tags: America's Best Hospital List, Beauty Project, Best Hospitals, Breast Cancer, Cardiology, diabetes, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Deb Rhodes, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. James Ingle, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Martha Grogan


May 18, 2012

Donna Summer Lung Cancer: Disco Legend’s Condition, Explained

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Disco legend Donna Summer has passed away at age 63, from what news reports say was a battle with lung cancer…Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States, according to the Mayo Clinic. The National Cancer Institute reports that there have been 226,160 new […]

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Tags: Donna Summer, Huffington Post, Lung Cancer, National Cancer Institute


May 4, 2012

Salivary Gland Cancer: Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Bandmember, Dies Of The Disease, But What Is It

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Adam “MCA” Yauch, member of the iconic Beastie Boys, has passed away after battling cancer of the salivary gland, according to news reports…Salivary gland cancer is most common amongst people in their 60s and 70s, according to the National Cancer Institute. Risk factors include being exposed to radiation (like that which is used to treat […]

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Tags: Adam Yauch, Huffington Post, National Cancer Institute, salivary gland cancer


May 4, 2012

What Is Pancreatic Cancer?

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Pancreatic cancer — the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States — occurs when malignant cells develop in the pancreas. The National Cancer Institute estimated that in 2012, approximately 43,920 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and 37,390 people will die from the disease. Within the first year of diagnosis, 75 […]

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Tags: Fox News, National Cancer Institute, pancreatic cancer, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network


March 1, 2012

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Shows Promise

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Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S.—more than 143,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease and almost 52,000 will die from it this year, according to National Cancer Institute estimates…However, an investigational, noninvasive, in-home screening test, developed by Exact Sciences in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, currently shows promise as a potential […]

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Tags: Colorectal Cancer, Dr. Robert Hardi, Exact Sciences, gastroenterologist, investigational noninvasive in-home screening test, National Cancer Institute


February 1, 2012

Keep your eyes on the big health picture

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As your 2012 calendar starts to fill, think about making appointments for health screenings you know family members need this year…Making those personal evaluations with a doctor is even more crucial in the face of new findings, such as recent research from the National Cancer Institute that showed no benefit, and possible harm, from annual […]

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Tags: Deborah Rhodes, National Cancer Institute, PSA screenings


January 26, 2012

Put health screenings on this year’s schedule

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As your 2012 calendar starts to fill, think about making appointments for health screenings you know family members need this year…Making those personal evaluations with a doctor is even more crucial in the face of new findings, such as recent research from the National Cancer Institute that showed no benefit, and possible harm, from annual […]

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Tags: Deborah Rhodes, Executive Health Program, National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer


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