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   Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2013
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Robert B. Diasio, M.D Director's message: Celebrating a year of research discoveries

See highlights from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center's accomplishments in 2013.



Brain cancer survival improves after FDA approval of bevacizumab

Treatment strategies involving bevacizumab prolonged survival in patients with progressive glioblastoma


Researchers decode origin of inflammation-driven pancreatic cancer

Findings point to ways to identify patients at risk of pancreatic cancer and potential drug therapies that might reverse the process.


Mayo Clinic genomic analysis lends insight to prostate cancer

Prostate cancer tumors that are more aggressive have similar genetic origins, which may help in predicting cancer progression.


Research team uncovers root cause of multiple myeloma relapse

An intrinsic resistance found in immature tumor progenitor cells causes the disease and spawns relapse.


Meet the investigator: Tufia C. Haddad, M.D.

Dr. Haddad's research explores breast cancer, including experimental therapeutics, clinical trials and survivorship.


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