Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Arizona’

May 15, 2018

Arresting melanoma’s molecular drivers

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

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

September 9, 2016

Community Advisory Boards Bring Patient Perspective to Research

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

The promise of precision medicine, driven primarily by DNA sequencing technology that’s becoming faster and cheaper, has spurred research into new ways to bring individualized medicine to you. As a result, there’s growing demand in the research community for access to high quality health data and biological samples used in studies aimed at new discoveries. […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Richard Sharp, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic Florida, Mayo Clinic MN

June 22, 2015

Mayo Clinic and TGen Help Launch Clinical Trials to Combat Advanced Skin Cancer

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

With the advent of the Human Genome Project, it has become possible to completely sequence the DNA of a patient or his or her tumor. This technique has the potential to allow physicians to identify a tumor’s unique vulnerabilities, or even to predict which tumors will recur or which may be benign enough that no […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alan Bryce, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Dr. Jeffrey Trent, genomics, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Melanoma, Metastatic melanoma, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine

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