Items Tagged ‘tumor’

March 7, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

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 Steamboat Today Yampa Valley Medical Center announces new […]

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April 15, 2013

Freezing Treatment May Help Destroy Lung Tumors: Study

By Logan Lafferty

A method designed to target, freeze and destroy a tumor’s cellular function seems effective in combating lung tumors, a small ongoing study finds…”‘Promising’ is the perfect way to describe our findings,” said study lead author Dr. David Woodrum, an interventional radiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “But whether or not this minimally invasive […]

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Tags: cryoablation, Dr. David Woodrum, freezing treatment, HealthDay, lung tumor, tumor

February 7, 2013

U find could be key to cancer

By Logan Lafferty

Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they have discovered an enzyme that could play a key role in causing the majority of breast cancers — and possibly other cancers as well…Dr. Matthew Goetz, a breast cancer specialist at the Mayo Clinic, agreed but said the discovery eventually could lead to earlier and better treatments. […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Matthew Goetz, enzyme, mutation, Star Tribune, tumor, University of Minnesota

April 19, 2010

4-year-old returns to Haiti after life-saving surgery


A 4-year-old girl is back home in Haiti after having life-saving surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester…   Magalie had a lemon-sized tumor between her eyes. It was benign, but if allowed to grow it would take her vision and eventually her life…   Her surgery took 12 hours. Five days at the Mayo […]

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Tags: Haiti, tumor

April 8, 2010

Petters Awaits Possible Life Sentence


Convicted Wayzata businessman Tom Petters will be sentenced on Thursday in federal court in St. Paul, four months after being convicted on 20 counts of fraud and conspiracy…   In court filings, Petters’ attorneys are also asking that he be imprisoned at the state medical facility in Rochester. The facility is a prison, but also […]

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Tags: Federal Medical Center, Tom Petters, tumor

November 30, 2009

Haitian Toddler in Minn. to Have Tumor Removed

By Kelley Luckstein

A 3-year-old girl from Haiti is in Minnesota for a surgery to save her eyesight.   Magalie arrived in Minnesota in time to enjoy Thanksgiving and by Christmas she’ll head to the Mayo Clinic to have the operation.   She has a tumor on the bridge of her nose. It is benign. but growing fast. […]

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Tags: eyesight, Haiti toddler, tumor

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