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   Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2015
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Robert B. Diasio, M.D Director's message: Focus on women's cancers and health

Cancer observances are important opportunities to educate and raise awareness.



DNA test may help with endometrial cancer screening
Researchers have shown that endometrial cancer can be detected from tumor DNA on tampons.


Livers donated after cardiac death safe to use in liver cancer
Expanding donation options could help reduce organ shortages for liver transplants.


Master switch may halt aggressive breast cancer
Researchers find a new approach to block protein in HER2-positive breast cancer.


Methylated DNA may be key to whole-body cancer screening
GI research leads Mayo Clinic investigators to new targets in cancer detection.


New profile IDs patients at higher risk of pancreatic cancer
Study findings help refine guidelines for treating pancreatic lesions.


Researchers developing new breast cancer prediction model
Polygenic risk score and other factors may improve personalized estimates of breast cancer risk.


Meet the investigator: Alan H. Bryce, M.D.
Dr. Bryce's research focuses on cancer genetics and novel therapies, including personalized medicine.

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