Items Tagged ‘pediatric cancer’

September 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Wall Street Journal, Israel Prepares to Unleash AI on Health Care by Dov Lieber — Israel is becoming a testing ground for the power of artificial intelligence to improve health care… ​In May, Israel’s Innovation Authority signed a memorandum with the Mayo Clinic for Israeli health startups to team up with the U.S. institution’s researchers […]

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July 27, 2018

Special masks help young cancer patients through treatments

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

KAAL by Kali Aldrich “My power is to cure animals,” said Lorea Lacaro. This idea was brought about when Mayo Clinic staff saw it on social media. Radiologists in Europe were making treatment masks for their patients. “So it starts off as like a hard piece of plastic, and then we put it in a […]

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Tags: Cancer, Jennifer Dewessee, KAAL, Lorea Lacaro, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatric cancer

September 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

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   Washington Post Letting a dog sleep on your bed does not actually […]

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June 1, 2012

Fertility On Hold For Child Cancer Patients

By Mystery User

For parents of young children diagnosed with cancer, looking ahead can be at once terrifying and consoling. Now, a burgeoning field of research allows those parents to consider their pre-pubescent child’s ability to someday bear children — and to take steps to protect that ability. “Survival rates for pediatric cancers are higher than ever,” says […]

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Tags: ChicagoLand TV, Dr. Jani Jensen, fertility preservation program, pediatric cancer

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