Items Tagged ‘#Dr. Aaron Mansfield’

August 2nd, 2017

Expanding the search: genetic testing reveals new targets, treatment options for cancer patients

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Researchers in Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine are using new genetic tests developed at Mayo Clinic to find more effective therapies for cancer patients who have not benefited from standard treatment and are running out of options. The new tests look at a broader range of genetic characteristics than many standard tests. As a […]

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Tags: #3-d models, #boimarker, #CIMCon17, #DNA analysis, #Dr. Aaron Mansfield, #Dr. George Vasmatizis, #genetic variations, #liquid biopsies, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, genomics, Lung Cancer


May 30th, 2017

IMPRESS study: maximizing immunotherapy with precision biomarkers to fight cancer

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

Mayo Clinic researchers are doing a deep dive at the molecular level to maximize the potential of immunotherapy to fight cancer. Immunotherapy — using your body’s immune system to identify and attack cancer cells — is a promising treatment for many types of cancer. But it’s expensive, associated with potential side effects, and doesn’t work […]

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Tags: #Dr. Aaron Mansfield, #Dr. Minetta Liu, #Dr. Richard Joseph, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alan Bryce, Dr. George Vasmatzis, Dr. Haidong Dong, Dr. Roxana Dronca, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, immunotherapy, mayo clinic


November 23rd, 2016

Mayo Clinic investigators pinpoint cause, possible treatment for rare form of sarcoma

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

More than 12,000 Americans will be diagnosed with some type of soft tissue sarcoma this year. Sarcoma can be very difficult to treat, particularly when it has metastasized and spread to other parts of the body.  Nearly 5,000 people will die from the disease this year, according to the American Cancer Society.  New research from […]

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Tags: #Dr. Aaron Mansfield, #inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors, #PrecisionMedicine, center for individualized medicine, Dr. George Vasmatzis, mayo clinic, sarcoma


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