Items Tagged ‘cancer genomics’

September 12, 2018

CIM CON day 1 – Precision cancer care: ‘So much power’

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Barbara Toman Unlocking the secrets of the genetic blueprint may hold the key to both detecting and effectively treating cancer. Researchers from around the world are discussing new ways to diagnose and treat cancer at the Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care through Genomics, which started today. The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) […]

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Tags: #CAR T-cell therapy, #CIMCon18, #Dr. Mike Berger, #Dr. Yi Lin, #Indvidualizing Medicince Conference, cancer genomics, Genomic Sequencing, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, RNA sequencing


August 13, 2018

Zooming in on cancer suspects

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Barbara Toman Genetic testing is like security-camera video of a break-in, providing essential clues to identify a culprit. In certain cancers, the “culprit” might be a rearrangement in a person’s DNA, which genomic testing can capture. But sometimes, like too-fuzzy security footage, conventional genetic testing can’t provide a positive identification. For people with […]

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Tags: #genomic testing, cancer genomics, Chromosomal rearrangement, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, mayo medical laboratories, Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D.


June 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic discovers genetic links to pancreatic cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult forms of cancer to diagnose and treat. For many patients, the disease is not treatable through surgery and standard chemotherapy. New research published in JAMA, supported in part through the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine,  gives insight into the underlying genetic links to pancreatic cancer.  Senior […]

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Tags: #Dr. Fergus Couch, cancer genomics, Cancer Research, DNA Testing, Dr. Gloria Petersen, JAMA study, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualize Medicine, Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Pancreatic Cancer


May 15, 2018

Arresting melanoma’s molecular drivers

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Barbara Toman Melanoma, the skin cancer often associated with sun exposure, is on the rise and has no reliable cure. May is National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, aimed at increasing early detection and treatment of this aggressive disease. Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of these efforts. The Center for Individualized Medicine […]

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Tags: #Dr. Minetta Liu, #skin cancer, cancer genomics, DNA Testing, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Liquid biopsy, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Melanoma


April 29, 2015

Poster Abstracts Now Being Accepted for Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS Everyone who regularly attends medical conferences understands the value of the poster sessions. Great ideas or the next generation of breakthrough discoveries often are presented at the poster sessions. So do you have a great idea in genomic medicine? Abstracts for poster submission for the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015 are now […]

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Tags: Bioethics, cancer genomics, center for individualized medicine, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, pharmacogenomics


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