Items Tagged ‘Endometrial cancer’

February 20, 2020

Mayo researchers’ endometrial cancer discovery could lead to window of opportunity for prevention

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy

What if a doctor could alert a woman a year or more in advance that she is likely to develop endometrial cancer? Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found evidence linking functional modification of certain genes to the emergence of the disease, providing a novel opportunity for intervention and prevention. The new […]

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Tags: #endometrial biopsy, cancer, Cancer Research, Endometrial cancer, Epigenetic research, Epigenomics


December 16, 2019

Mayo Clinic researchers look at post menopause as key factor in endometrial cancer

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a microbiome signature associated with endometrial cancer, which is in part promoted by post menopause. In a study, supported by Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and published in Scientific Reports, researchers sought to understand how endometrial cancer risk factors alter the reproductive tract microbiome and endometrial cancer risk. “If […]

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Tags: cancer, Endometrial cancer, microbiome, Microbiome Program


June 8, 2017

Inspired by her patients, Mayo investigator is developing screening test for endometrial cancer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Ever since she assisted in surgery at the age of eight, Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., was hooked – on medicine. The surgery took place on her family’s farm in Wisconsin. The patient was a Holstein cow. The surgeon was a veterinarian. From that day forward, Dr. Bakkum-Gamez, a gynecological oncologist at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, […]

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Tags: #cancer patients, #cancer screening test, #CIMCon17, #Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, #endometrial biopsy, #gynecological cancer, #tampon, center for individualized medicine, Endometrial cancer, Genetic Testing, genomics, mayo clinic


March 28, 2017

From NASA to Mayo: astrobiologist ‘thinks without boxes’ to fight cancer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Can the knowledge we have about how organisms grow and behave in outer space help us better understand human diseases such as cancer? Yes, in fact it can. That’s according to Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., an astrobiologist who worked with NASA Astrobiology Institute during her training, examining the biology of extreme environments like those on other […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, #medical technology, #microboime, #NASA Astrobiology Institute, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Endometrial cancer, mayo clinic, medical research, vaginal microbiome


January 6, 2017

Vaginal microbes point toward early detection and screening for endometrial cancer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Colette Gallagher, Public Affairs Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, set out to discover the role microbiomes play in the development of endometrial cancer. Mayo researchers conducted the first direct assessment uterine microbiome study published in Genome Medicine. As a result of the study, researchers now […]

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Tags: #uterine microbiome, biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Endometrial cancer, mayo clinic, medical research


May 23, 2016

Individualized Medicine Open House: Tech, Family, and the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

By Sara Tiner Your genome on a thumb drive? Family-sourcing health data? Endometrial Cancer and Bacteria? Those were a few of the precision medicine highlights discussed at the April 27 Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) Open House, where the topic was “Changing Lives Through Research.” Exponential Growth in Technology Surrounded by new, CIM-focused exhibits in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Endometrial cancer, Family History, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic Research Information Center, microbiome, Precision Medicine, Sara Tiner, Scott Beck


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