Retrospective study finds that cancer drug also lowers blood glucose
ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Dasatinib, a drug that often is used to treat certain types of leukemia, may have antidiabetic effects comparable to medications used to treat diabetes, and with more research may become a novel therapy for diabetic patients, according to new research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Dasati nib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used to treat tumors and malignant tissue, as well as chronic myelogenous leukemia. Researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 9, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Seizure forecasting with wrist-worn devices possible for people with epilepsy, study shows
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Despite medications, surgery and neurostimulation devices, many people with epilepsy continue to have seizures. The unpredictable nature of seizures is severely limiting. If seizures could be reliably forecast, people with epilepsy could alter their activities, take a fast-acting medication or t urn up their neurostimulator to prevent a seizure or minimize its effects. A new study in Scientific Reports by Mayo Clinic researchers and international collaborators found patterns could be identified in patients… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 9, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic collaborates with Personalis Inc. to expand cancer genomic testing
ROCHESTER, Minn., and MENLO PARK, Calif. — Mayo Clinic announced an agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 12 that will allow it to offer clinical-grade comprehensive cancer genomic sequencing to cancer patients who choose to participate. Test results will be available to patients and their treating health care providers to guide therapeutic decisio ns, advance cancer research, and support the development of new diagnostic tests and therapies for cancer treatment. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic's Department of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 12, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic celebrates 35 years in Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In the 35 years since its opening, Mayo Clinic in Florida has become one of the premier medical destination centers in the Southeast while garnering the No. 1 spot in U.S. News& World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings in Florida and contributing more than $2 billion annually to Florida's economy. In 1986, Mayo Clinic brought its team approach to health care from Rochester, Minnesota, to the Southeast when it opened the clinic… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 12, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics
ROCHESTER, Minn. – The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8 –9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will includ e artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico… (Source: ...
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 7, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19
Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ― what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning sympto ms after… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 20, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles
Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 18, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 14, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation
Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 13, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy
Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy  (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - September 11, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about hepatitis?
World Hepatitis Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 28, which makes this a good time to learn more about hepatitis. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, usually caused by specific viruses. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, severity of illness and prevention methods. In the U.S., the most common forms… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 28, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

20-year Mayo Clinic study suggests return to play is manageable for athletes with most genetic heart diseases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Receiving the diagnosis of a genetic heart disease such as long QT syndrome, which can cause sudden cardiac death, has long been a game-ender for young athletes. But a 20-year study at Mayo Clinic following such athletes who were allowed to return to play suggests that the risks can be managed t hrough a shared decision-making process. The retrospective study findings will be presented at the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 27, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Researchers find widespread sex bias in molecular biology tools
Widely used sex-biased maps of molecular biology are holding back individualized medicine, say Mayo Clinic scientists. Maps clarify how places are connected.  In biology, the same is true for databases that map out how aspects of biology are connected. Different biological databases examine genes (genomics), how those gene instructions are read (transcriptomics), what is made from the gene instructions (proteomics), and how that gene product breaks down in the body (metabolomics). Called omics for simplicity,… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 10, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Melanoma test to help some patients avoid surgical biopsy
More than 100,00 people in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma this year — double the number of cases compared to 30 years ago, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association.  "Melanoma accounts for only about 2% of skin cancers, but it causes a majority of skin cancer deaths," says Alexander Meves, M.D., a Mayo Clinic dermatologist whose laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine works on cutting-edge methods to diagnose and treat melanoma.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 3, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Tumor cell PD-L1 may mediate sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Data in a study by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers indicates that the level of tumor cell PD-L1, a protein that acts as a brake to keep the body's immune responses under control, may be an important factor for sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. The study was published Friday, July 2, in Oncogene. "We have identified a mechanism by which absent or low levels of tumor cell PD-L1, which is commonly found… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 2, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: The regenerative alternative to hip replacement for baseball player
Mikaili Robertson has a passion for playing college sports, so the second baseman was devastated when at age 18 he learned he needed a hip replacement. Worried his playing days might be over, he turned to Mayo Clinic and a surgery that -- along with a cadaver tissue transplant -- would tap the body's power to assist [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 19, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Mayo researchers study the genetic basis of high cholesterol in adults
In a new study published in NPJ Genomic Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers found that genetic testing may help identify patients with high cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. It also may have implications for the clinical management of patients diagnosed with high cholesterol due to a genetic disorder, or familial hypercholesterolemia. "In our study, we found more than 50% of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 12, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

How clinical trials work: COVID-19 and beyond
Clinical trials help researchers discover and apply critical advances in patient care. Clinical trials follow rigorous scientific processes that usually take many years to complete. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been able to see and experience clinical trials operating on fast-forward. And a lot of people are wondering, "How do clinical trials work?"In [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 11, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes
In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 5, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally
Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended  to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 4, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Fatigue, perceived cognitive impairment and mood disorders associated with post-COVID-19 syndrome
ROCHESTER, Minn. ???-- Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, also known as "PCS," "COVID-19 long-haul syndrome" and "Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS COV-2," experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and perceived cognitive impairment that can negatively affect returning to work and resuming normal activities, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - May 12, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Mayo study examines how Latino participants experience genomic medicine
How do people from minority communities experience genomic medicine in diverse health-care settings? How do they integrate genetic knowledge into their understandings of health-care needs? These answers are critical to researchers as multiple efforts are underway to increase the inclusion of racial minority participants in genomic research and new forms of individualized medicine. Richard Sharp. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - May 8, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases
Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 24, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

High vaccination rate is key to future course of COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic computer modeling shows
The Mayo Clinic data scientists who developed highly accurate computer modeling to predict trends for COVID-19 cases nationwide have new research that shows how important a high rate of vaccination is to reducing case numbers and controlling the pandemic. Vaccination is making a striking difference in Minnesota and keeping the current level of positive cases [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 23, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo study finds that pregnancy increases risk for women to develop first-time symptomatic kidney stones
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Though researchers have long known that several physiological and anatomical changes occur during pregnancy that can contribute to kidney stone formation, evidence of the link has been lacking. But now Mayo Clinic researchers believe they have that evidence. An observational study that reviewed the medical records for nearly 3,000 female patients from [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 15, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Study of mouse gut microbiome may provide clues to how cancer develops in humans
ROCHESTER, Minn. ??A study of the mouse gut microbiome led by researchers from Mayo Clinic may shed light on how cancerous tumors develop and progress in humans. The findings will be presented this evening in a late-breaking abstract (#LB226) at the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting. "There is growing recognition that healthy [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 10, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Neutrophils may lead to cell aging
The action of an immune cell called a neutrophil may contribute to tissue aging, according to a new study. As neutrophils do their job, they may damage chromosomes in nearby cells which, over time, may lead to cellular senescence. This new concept may help clarify cell aging. It also suggests targeting neutrophils might be helpful in [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 10, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Kidney cancer often found by accident
Your kidneys remove waste from your blood and regulate a healthy balance between water, sodium and minerals in your bloodstream. "Kidneys filter intoxicants, drugs and waste products out of your blood," says Dr. Scott Cheney, a Mayo Clinic urologic surgeon. "We would actually die within about a week without having good kidney function." Poor kidney [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - March 15, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Laser therapy for skin regeneration
Mayo Clinic is taking a new approach to bolster the body's ability to heal scar tissue after serious burns. Mayo Clinic dermatologists are using laser treatments to unleash the regenerative power of burned skin and to try to improve appearance and function. Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine is a driver of new regenerative therapeutics that transform the practice [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - March 13, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Community-based care key to COVID-19 rapid response in underserved communities
U.S. public health officials report that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected communities that have been medically underserved, leading to higher infection and mortality rates. A Mayo Clinic study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health says easy access to rapid testing is needed to combat disparities, and a community-driven and culturally tailored [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - March 9, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Celebrating Mayo Clinic women in medicine on International Women's Day
March is Women's History Month and in honor of International Women's Day on March 8, Mayo Clinic honors and recognizes women's contributions in medicine and research. Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine is celebrating the inspirational women who are taking on incredible challenges and leading the way to cure, connect and transform health care. International [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - March 8, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Regenerating the larynx for a second chance at speech
Mayo Clinic is leveraging advances in regenerative medicine to restore function for people whose lives have been drastically changed by a laryngectomy -- surgery to remove the voice box. People without a voice box can neither speak with their natural voices nor breathe through their noses. Simple pleasures like smelling a bouquet of flowers or tasting [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 20, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Proton therapy induces biologic response to attack treatment-resistant cancers
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a novel proton therapy technique to more specifically target cancer cells that resist other forms of treatment. The technique is called LEAP, an acronym for "biologically enhanced particle therapy." The findings are published today in Cancer Research, the journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "The human [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 17, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Tackling the latest COVID-19 topics
Medical research reveals new information about COVID-19 daily. While scientists and medical experts focus on virus spread, new variants, improved therapeutic treatments and more, it's sometimes difficult for the public to keep up with evolving information. In this Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 17, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Starting from the beginning may lead to better outcomes for lupus
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. Most common in women (9 of 10 diagnosed cases); it attacks both joints and organs - including the skin. Lupus is not curable, but symptoms can be managed with medications. Researchers hope to learn more about lupus and identify ways to predict [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 16, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Researchers identify gene implicated in neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A new study by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified that a chromosome instability gene,?USP24,?is frequently missing in pediatric patients with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer. The finding provides important insight into the development of this disease. The study is published in Cancer Research, the journal of the American Association for [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 15, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Advancing cell-based regenerative therapy for heart failure
February is American Heart Month, a time to highlight innovative research that seeks to advance cellular therapy as a new option for restoring heart health. One of the latest discoveries in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Mayo Clinic Van Cleve Cardiac Regenerative Medicine Program established a way to engineer stem cells that activate regenerative mechanisms for healing. This research [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 13, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

How emerging variants could affect COVID-19 testing, vaccines and spread
The emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised many questions about how they may affect the pandemic. Dr. Matthew Binnicker, the director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic and leader of a team that developed a COVID-19 test, answers some of these questions. Watch: Dr. Matthew Binnicker discusses the impact emerging COVID-19 variants [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 12, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

First hybrid gene therapy shows early promise in treating long QT syndrome
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? In a new study published in Circulation, Mayo Clinic researchers provide the first preclinical, proof-of-concept study for hybrid gene therapy in long QT syndrome, a potentially lethal heart rhythm condition. Researchers demonstrated its potential therapeutic efficacy in two in vitro model systems using beating heart cells reengineered from the blood samples of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 28, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: A mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome
What causes some people to develop chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and metabolic syndrome while others stay healthy? A major clue could be found in their gut microbiome -- the trillions of microbes living inside the digestive system that regulate various bodily functions. To utilize the huge population of tiny organisms as a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 9, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Conquering cancer by targeting its genetic abnormalities
Joanne Garnett has harrowing memories of that life-changing day back in 1981. She was a 39-year-old land use planner living in Wyoming when she received a call from her doctor confirming she had uterine cancer.  "I was shocked, and it was strange because I didn't fit any profile for uterine cancer," Garnett recalls. "I got a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 9, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: 10 non-COVID conversation starters for your virtual holiday get-togethers
Holiday gatherings have gone virtual this year, but one thing hasn't changed: the social pressure to find interesting things to say to our relatives. Whether on the phone, or staring blankly at Auntie Carol over Zoom, we all dread that moment of uncomfortable silence. Well fear no more. Everyone likes to talk about their health [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - December 26, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Will fast-tracked COVID-19 vaccines be safe?
As health care organizations begin planning for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, many questions are being asked about their safety and efficacy. Dr. Andrew Badley, an infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic and head of Mayo Clinic's COVID-19 Research Task Force, offers some insight on how COVID-19 vaccines were fast-tracked to get them ready for the public. Watch: Dr. Andrew Badley [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - December 9, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about COPD?
November is National COPD Awareness Month, which makes it a good time learn more about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is the third leading cause of death by disease in the U.S., with more than 16.4 million people living with the disease, according to the American Lung Association. This chronic inflammatory lung disease is caused by [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 13, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Turning back the clock on aging
Researchers at Mayo Clinic are probing ways to activate the body's regenerative potential to slow the clock on chronic conditions that set in as we age. From cancer to diabetes to Alzheimer's disease, another birthday adds to a person's risk of developing chronic disease. September is Healthy Aging Month, a time to focus on the positive aspects of aging. Mayo Clinic Center [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 31, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Toxic cellular ooze linked to biological age, disease and disability
Cells in the body usually do what they're told. In response to cues, cells divide, grow, shrink or die as needed. But there are some cells that start to ignore the body's order to expire: senescent cells. Sometimes called "zombie cells" for their undead lingering, senescent cells have triggered the body's kill command, but instead [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 30, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Digital tools help Mayo Clinic with contact tracing
As positive cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across much of the country, the role of contact tracing to prevent further spread becomes more important. Contact tracing is the process of notifying people who have had close contact with people newly infected with COVID-19, to let them know they may have been exposed. When it [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 29, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Seeing cancer, but not through a microscope
Toward the end of the 19th century, a French doctor named Ernest Besnier coined the term "biopsy," combining the Greek bios (life) and opsis (a sight). In the decades since, clinicians have performed countless biopsies on suspected cancer patients, all to catch a glimpse of cells on the brink of growing out of control. This [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 24, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Mining the molecular origins of breast cancer for new cures
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on new strategies for prevention and early detection. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support stem cell biology research to uncover the molecular origins of breast cancer in order to bring new cures to the practice. Answering what are the causes of breast cancer at [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 17, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Uterine fibroids are common noncancerous growths
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas (lie-o-my-O-muhs) or myomas, uterine fibroids aren't associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. Fibroids range in size from seedlings, undetectable by the human eye, to bulky masses that can distort and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 16, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news