Items Tagged ‘cancer screening’

October 3, 2017

Liquid biopsies: detecting and treating cancer sooner

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

What if a blood test could discover cancer before a tumor first appears or before the first signs of cancer recurrence are seen by a radiology study? In fact, these types of blood tests, often called liquid biopsies, are already changing clinical care for patients with cancer. Researchers and physicians in Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: #blood tests, #cancer treatment, #cell-free DNA testing, #CIMCon17, #circulating tumor cells, #Dr. Minetta Liu, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #liquid biopsies, Advanced Cancer, breast cancer, cancer, cancer screening


August 30, 2013

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Future

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and a┬ánew multi-marker test for stool DNA (sDNA) developed by Mayo Clinic in collaboration with Exact Sciences Corp. of Madison, Wis., has seen improvements to the effectiveness of screening for CRC and reducing risk. No special preparations are needed for the […]

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Tags: cancer screening, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, Exact Science, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, screening, sDNA


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