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Consumer Health: Coping with skin irritation from radiation therapy for breast cancer

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Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. Radiation therapy may be used to treat breast cancer at almost every stage. It’s an effective way to reduce your risk of breast cancer recurring after surgery. […]

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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Advances in ablation for prostate cancer

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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and we are looking at treatment options. One doctor suggested a prostatectomy, but my husband finds ablation appealing because of quality of life advantages. I’ve been reading about ablations and came across information about different techniques. I am wondering if one technique or process is better, […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Different options for breast cancer screening

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, women have reportedly skipped or delayed their regular breast cancer screenings. This may lead to a surge in breast cancer diagnoses in the months ahead. That’s according to a study in JAMA. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Katie Hunt, a Mayo Clinic radiologist, says it’s the perfect time to […]

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Estudio descubre que cirugía doble es alternativa pionera y segura para pacientes con poliquistosis renal

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ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los pacientes que tienen riñones poliquísticos grandes y necesitan un trasplante de riñón pueden someterse simultáneamente y de forma segura a la extirpación laparoscópica de los riñones enfermos y al trasplante. Esos son los resultados del estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado recientemente en la American Journal of Transplantation (Revista Americana sobre Trasplantes). El […]

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When surgery isn’t the answer

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At Mayo Clinic, patient care plans are not one-size-fits-all. Allison Nilsen’s story is an ideal example of that. When she was given a diagnosis that could end her blossoming career in dance, she turned to Mayo Clinic’s expertise for guidance. She, along with her neurologist and care team, created an individualized care plan that allowed […]

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Media statement from Mayo Clinic regarding passing of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah

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Media statement from Mayo Clinic: We are deeply saddened at the passing of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and offer our sincerest condolences to Sheikh Sabah’s family and the people of Kuwait.

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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding endometrial cancer

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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 54-year-old sister was diagnosed recently with early-stage endometrial cancer. She only went to the doctor because she had bleeding between menstrual cycles. I’m wondering if I am at risk, too, and if there is anything I can do to reduce my risk. Is there a screening test? ANSWER: An increased risk for endometrial […]

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The skin: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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It’s the body’s largest organ, but we often take it for granted.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis tells us more about our skin. To listen, click the link below. The skin

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Consumer Health: Beta blockers and weight gain

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Beta blockers are medications that reduce your blood pressure. They cause your heart to beat more slowly and with less force, which lowers blood pressure. Beta blockers also open up your veins and arteries to improve blood flow. Beta blockers are used to prevent, treat or improve symptoms in people who have irregular heart rhythm, […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: ‘COVID fatigue’ fueling a rise in cases

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With the COVID-19 pandemic entering a tenth month, experts says adherence to public health measures appears to be waning in some parts of the country. “COVID fatigue,” meaning failing to comply with masking, hand hygiene and physical distancing guidelines, has fueled a resurgence in COVID-19 cases in more than half of the U.S. states. On the […]

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