Items Tagged ‘Endometrial cancer’

June 8, 2017

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

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

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 sharonhrosen

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 sharonhrosen

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 JeffreyBriggs

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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