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   Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2013
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Robert B. Diasio, M.D Director's message

Personalized medicine: Old tradition, new tools



Quality-of-life therapy improves health during cancer treatment

Therapy to ease stress, fatigue and other issues related to cancer treatment improves patients' well-being, new research shows.


Bevacizumab-dasatinib combination shows promise in treating brain cancer

Using bevacizumab and dasatinib together may shrink tumors and block them from spreading.


Key molecule suppresses growth of cancerous liver tumors

Researchers have discovered that the IQGAP1 molecule can suppress the growth of tumors in the liver.


New book helps brain tumor patients steer their course

Written by Mayo Clinic and Tufts Medical Center neuro-oncologists, this book empowers patients in their health care decisions.


New software identifies and stratifies risk posed by lung nodules

Researchers have developed a tool to noninvasively characterize pulmonary adenocarcinoma.


New multiple myeloma treatment guidelines personalize therapy

Mayo Clinic creates practical, easy-to-follow recommendations for providing initial therapy, stem cell transplant and maintenance therapy.


Meet the investigator: John A. Copland III, Ph.D.

Dr. Copland's lab has profiled cancer at the molecular level to identify abnormal communications among genes.

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