News

April 2015

  1. Creating Profile to Identify Patients Most at Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer Monday, April 13, 2015

March 2015

  1. Could a Tampon Help Predict Endometrial Cancer? Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Yes Tuesday, March 24, 2015
  2. Fighting Colorectal Cancer With a #StrongArmSelfie Thursday, March 19, 2015
  3. Oncologists Reveal Reasons for High Cost of Cancer Drugs, Recommend Solutions Monday, March 16, 2015
  4. U.S. Women’s Awareness of Breast Density Varies by Race and Ethnicity, Education and Income, Mayo Clinic Study Finds Monday, March 02, 2015

February 2015

  1. Decline in Smoking Rates May Increase Lung Cancer Mortality Due to Inadequate Screening Guidelines Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  2. Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development Friday, February 20, 2015
  3. Medication Therapy Can Increase Long-Term Success For Smokers Who Cut Back First Tuesday, February 17, 2015
  4. Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer Monday, February 16, 2015
  5. Ultrasound Narrows Which Breast Cancer Patients Need Lymph Nodes Removed Monday, February 02, 2015

January 2015

  1. New Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model More Accurate Than Current Model Monday, January 26, 2015
  2. New Breast Exam Nearly Quadruples Detection of Invasive Breast Cancers in Women with Dense Breast Tissue Friday, January 23, 2015

December 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps, Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary Tuesday, December 16, 2014
  2. Mayo Clinic: Genotyping Errors Plague CYP2D6 Testing for Tamoxifen Therapy Tuesday, December 09, 2014
  3. James Ingle, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Recognized for a Career of Contributions to Breast Cancer Research Tuesday, December 09, 2014
  4. Immune Function Marker Does Not Predict Benefit of Trastuzumab in HER-2+ Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds Monday, December 08, 2014
  5. Quality of Life at Diagnosis May Predict Survival for Patients With Aggressive Lymphoma Sunday, December 07, 2014
  6. Unprecedented Benefit Seen in Worldwide Test of a Three-Drug Treatment for Multiple Myeloma Friday, December 05, 2014
  7. Nivolumab shows significant benefit for Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Mayo Clinic co-led phase I study Friday, December 05, 2014
  8. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients Should Undergo Genetic Screening Monday, December 01, 2014

November 2014

  1. Investigational Oral Drug Combo Shows Promise for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in Mayo Clinic-Led Study Monday, November 17, 2014
  2. Chemotherapy Following Radiation Treatment Slows Disease Progress and Improves Overall Survival in Adults with Low-Grade Brain Cancer Saturday, November 15, 2014
  3. Mayo Clinic Researchers: TNF Inhibitors May Increase Cancer Risk in the Eye Thursday, November 13, 2014
  4. Mayo Clinic Study Finds Chromosomal Rearrangements Help Distinguish Between Independent Primary Tumors and Metastasis Tuesday, November 11, 2014

October 2014

  1. International Group Publishes Updated Criteria for Diagnosing Multiple Myeloma Sunday, October 26, 2014
  2. Trastuzumab (Herceptin) Continues to Show Life-Altering Benefit Tuesday, October 21, 2014

September 2014

  1. Mayo Founding Partner in Online Patient Registry for Inherited Cancer Risk Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  2. Join The #ProtonBeam Therapy Twitter Chat on Tuesday Monday, September 22, 2014
  3. Mayo Clinic and IBM Task Watson to Improve Clinical Trial Research Tuesday, September 09, 2014
  4. Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients’ Complication Risk Tuesday, September 02, 2014

August 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Investigator to Lead Alliance Research Base for New National, Community-based Cancer Research Initiative Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  2. Caring Canines: Support from Four-Legged Friends Friday, August 15, 2014
  3. Mayo Study Finds Less Radical Procedures Offer Similar Cancer Control Compared to Surgery for Kidney Cancer Patients Tuesday, August 12, 2014

July 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Researcher to Lead National Cancer Research Statistics and Data Center Friday, July 18, 2014
  2. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Earns "Exceptional" Rating, Wins NCI Grant Renewal Wednesday, July 16, 2014
  3. Proton therapy has advantages over IMRT for advanced head and neck cancers, Mayo study finds Tuesday, July 01, 2014

June 2014

  1. Twitter Chats Connect Medical Experts Sunday, June 22, 2014
  2. Longer Telomeres, Considered Sign of Good Health, Linked to Brain Cancer Risk Tuesday, June 10, 2014
  3. Genomics of Lung Cancer Progression Varies Widely Among Patients; Offers Clues to Predictive Biomarkers Tuesday, June 03, 2014
  4. ALTTO Test of Dual HER2 Blockade Finds Single Agent - Trastuzumab - Remains Gold Standard Sunday, June 01, 2014

May 2014

  1. Tumor Size is Defining Factor to Response from Promising Melanoma Drug Friday, May 30, 2014
  2. Mayo Clinic: Ovarian Cancer Subtypes May Predict Response to Bevacizumab Friday, May 30, 2014
  3. Chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade brain cancer Thursday, May 29, 2014
  4. Rectal cancer surgery outcomes enhanced with colorectal surgeons, Mayo Clinic study finds Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  5. Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Molecule Linked to Aggressive Pancreatic Cancer Offers Potential Clinical Advances Tuesday, May 20, 2014

April 2014

  1. Expanded Clinical Trial for Experimental Melanoma Drug at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Tuesday, April 15, 2014

March 2014

  1. Minnesota Partnership Launches Six Research Projects Thursday, March 20, 2014
  2. Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Detection Rates Wednesday, March 19, 2014
  3. Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows Wednesday, March 19, 2014
  4. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Joins National Comprehensive Cancer Network Monday, March 17, 2014
  5. Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Mayo Clinic Radio Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  6. NOTES Colon and Rectal Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  7. New Approach to Breast Reconstruction Surgery Reduces Opioid Painkiller Use, Hospital Stays Monday, March 03, 2014

February 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Develops Faster Tumor Analysis Software, Speeds Cancer Discoveries Monday, February 24, 2014
  2. Precursor of Multiple Myeloma More Common in Blacks than Whites, Mayo Study Finds Monday, February 24, 2014
  3. Lymphoma Patients Event-Free Two Years after Diagnosis have a Normal Life Expectancy Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  4. Researchers Use Genomic Sequencing to Help Identify New Therapies for Bile Duct Cancer Tuesday, February 11, 2014
  5. Mayo Clinic Identifies a Key Cellular Pathway in Prostate Cancer Monday, February 10, 2014
  6. Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Two Oncogenes Join to Drive Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma Monday, February 10, 2014
  7. Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer among Middle-Aged Adults Tuesday, February 04, 2014

January 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients Tuesday, January 21, 2014
  2. Combined Therapy Benefits Cigarette Smokers Trying to Quit Compared to Monotherapy Tuesday, January 07, 2014

December 2013

  1. Endoxifen Shows Promise as Breast Cancer Treatment Wednesday, December 11, 2013
  2. Pain Drugs Used in Prostate Gland Removal Linked to Cancer Outcome Tuesday, December 10, 2013
  3. Drug Induces Morphologic, Molecular and Clinical Remissions in Myelofibrosis Thursday, December 05, 2013

November 2013

  1. Blood and Marrow Transplant Program of Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic and Wolfson Children's Hospital Earns National Accreditation Renewal Thursday, November 14, 2013
  2. That's a FACT: Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Earns National Accreditation Renewal Thursday, November 14, 2013
  3. Ethics Expert Named Director of Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program Monday, November 11, 2013
  4. Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer Thursday, November 07, 2013
  5. Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Role of Cul4 Molecule in Genome Instability and Cancer Thursday, November 07, 2013
  6. Mayo Study Customizing Treatments for Deadly Prostate Cancer with Tumor Genomics Wednesday, November 06, 2013

January 2012

  1. Tubal Ligation Decreases Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer Friday, January 06, 2012