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Nov 16, 2020

A World in a Grain of Sand: New Discoveries in Kidney Stones

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
The Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare has a 10-year history of collaborations that led to important new medical knowledge and treatments. Now, joint research at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is suggesting new possibilities for treating and preventing painful kidney stones. "Our research collaboration [...]
A World in a Grain of Sand: New Discoveries in Kidney Stones
Nov 11, 2020

Conquering cancer by targeting its genetic abnormalities

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
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,” [...]
Conquering cancer by targeting its genetic abnormalities
Nov 2, 2020

Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
Genetic testing can uncover inherited genetic mutations, and could individualize cancer therapies, improve survival, manage cancer in loved ones and push the boundaries of precision medicine. In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, scientists with Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine conducted genetic testing in more than 3,000 patients who [...]
Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations
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