Items Tagged ‘#Dr. Fergus Couch’

June 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic discovers genetic links to pancreatic cancer

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

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


April 20, 2017

Developing new tests to find and defeat cancer at its earliest stages

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

By Susan Buckles Mammography and other screening tools have made great strides in finding cancer early, when it is most likely to be successfully treated. However, some early-stage cancers are missed by conventional screening and are only detected when symptoms occur. Mayo Clinic and other research institutions are wondering: could a blood test complement current […]

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Tags: #blood test, #Dr. Celine Vachon, #Dr. Fergus Couch, #Dr. Minetta Liu, #GRAIL, #medical resesarch, #screening test, #STRIVE, #Sutter Health, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic


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