Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

September 17, 2015

New Drug Combo Attacks Melanoma Cancer Cells

By Catherine Benson bensonca

Metastatic melanoma is known as “the cancer that gives cancer a bad name.” While melanoma makes up less than 2 percent of all skin cancer cases, it accounts for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society. An estimated 73,870 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in 2015. A […]

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Tags: Abraxane, anti-VEG-F antibodies, Markovic, Melanoma, Metastatic melanoma, Paclitaxel, Svetomir Markovic


The Future of Health Care and Social Media

June 25, 2014

The Future of Health Care and Social Media

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Can social media sites such as Google+, Facebook, and Twitter impact the future of health care? Ask the Mayo Clinic experts and over 300 participants who joined last week’s Twitter chat, #CIMChat, to discuss immunotherapy, and their resounding answer would be, “yes!” Health care Twitter chats have the potential to reach millions of individuals on a […]

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Tags: #CIMchat, #futureofhealthcare, Alice Park, Cancer Center, Future of Health Care, immunotherapy, Mayo Clinic, social media, Twitter, Twitter chat


May 20, 2014

Virotherapy Shows Promise Against Multiple Myeloma

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The future of health care relies on medical innovations, new technologies, and research to advance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes. Recently, Mayo Clinic researchers delivered on a promising new treatment, virotherapy, in the battle against the deadly cancer, multiple myeloma. The findings appeared in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings and describe […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, blood cancer, cancer, clinical trial, Future of Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, measles, measles vaccine, modified measles vaccine, multiple myeloma, myeloma


March 3, 2014

A Milestone for the Future of Health Care in Arizona

By Wyatt W. Decker, M.D. wyattdecker

It’s a milestone that’s been two years in the making. After breaking ground on our upcoming Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in December of 2011, we are getting ready to welcome the arrival of the first wave of proton beam equipment, due to be installed starting in early March. To commemorate this great occasion, we held […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Arizona, Cancer Center, ceremony, Future of Health Care, health care, proton beam, Wyatt W. Decker


January 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the Future of Health Care

By Robert Diasio, M.D. robertdiasio

Genomics and individualized medicine are the future of health care, and the future is now. The field of cancer research has seen great leaps forward in genomics and individualized medicine in recent years. With the availability of more comprehensive human genome data from sources such as the Cancer Genome Atlas, clinicians are now able to […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, BEAUTY study, Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy, Cancer Center, Cancer Genome Atlas, Diasio, Dr. Diasio, Future of Health Care, genomics, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


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