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  • Oct 26, 2011
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  1. Monday, April 07, 2014Tissue Testing During Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Prevents Need for Reoperation 96 Percent of Time

    Real-time tissue analysis gives Mayo Clinic much lower reoperation numbers than national rate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Unique laboratory testing during breast cancer lumpectomies to make sure surgeons remove all cancerous tissue spares patients the need for a repeat lumpectomy in roughly 96 percent of cases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, a success rate much higher [...]

  2. Thursday, March 20, 2014Diagnosing Menopause: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

    In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jacqueline Thielen explains the criteria that's needed for a diagnosis of menopause. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Menopause

  3. Thursday, March 20, 2014Ask Mayo Clinic Nurse Line Receives NCQA Certification

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 20, 2014 — Ask Mayo Clinic nurse line was recently awarded the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Health Information Product Certification after undergoing a rigorous review of its health information phone line. Attaining this certification indicates that Ask Mayo Clinic is structured to be consistent with NCQA’s health information standards. [...]

  4. Thursday, March 20, 2014LIVE from Mayo Clinic, tpt’s Almanac!

    Almanac will broadcast live from Mayo Clinic on March 21 at 7 p.m. CDT ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 20, 2014 — Twin Cities Public Television’s (tpt) acclaimed weekly public affairs show, Almanac, joins Mayo Clinic in marking its 150th anniversary when Cathy Wurzer and Eric Eskola host a live broadcast on Friday, March 21, from [...]

  5. Wednesday, March 19, 2014Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Detection Rates

    Mayo Clinic research results presented in NEJM could change colorectal screening practice ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 19, 2014 — Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy. The results were published in the March 20 [...]

  6. Wednesday, March 19, 2014Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

    In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn about a heart rhythm problem called tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy. To listen, click the link below. Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy

  7. Wednesday, March 19, 2014Advanced Home Stool Test Finds Colorectal Cancer's DNA

    Mayo Clinic research results presented in NEJM could change colorectal screening practice A clinical trial of Cologuard shows unprecedented results for finding colorectal cancer with a noninvasive test. “Cologuard detection rates of early stage cancer and high-risk precancerous polyps validated in this large study were outstanding and have not been achieved by other noninvasive approaches,” [...]

  8. Wednesday, March 19, 2014Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows

    PHOENIX — March 19, 2014 — A Mayo Clinic study reviewed data on more than 290,000 men with prostate cancer from the past 20 years and found that African-American men are at increased risk for poorer survival rate following prostate cancer treatment compared to other minority groups. The study was recently published in Mayo Clinic [...]