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May 18th, 2017

Meet the researcher – Betty Kim, M.D., Ph.D.: Harnessing Nanotechnology to Study Cancer

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

When you are a driven neurosurgeon but not a morning person, sometimes it’s about your socks. “I lose no time matching,” says Mayo Clinic’s Betty Kim, M.D., Ph.D. “They’re all the same color, so I can get an extra minute of sleep.” Yet, in her daily work, misplaced colors are critical. Dr. Kim is trained […]

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Tags: Betty Kim, cancer, Florida, Forefront, Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, nanomedicine, neurosurgeon, oncology


February 1st, 2017

The role of Internet resources in clinical oncology: promises and challenges

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

In a new article published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, learn how Internet trends among oncology patients and those that care about them are changing. Co-authored by Lila Rutten, Ph.D., Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director for Population Health Science in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E.  Kern Center for the […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Lila Rutten, Internet usage, Kern Center, oncology, patient education, Science of health care delivery


March 9th, 2011

Three National Cancer Research Groups to Merge

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We don’t normally go the formal announcement route here, but given the importance of this one, I’d rather you get it word for word — so here’s the release: Three National Cancer Clinical Research Cooperative Groups to Merge The American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG), Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), and North Central […]

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Tags: ACOSOG, CALGB, Cancer Research, clinical research, NCCTG, oncology


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