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June 15th, 2017

A personalized approach to brain tumor surgery

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

By Susan Buckles New technology invented and used only at Mayo Clinic lets physicians plan an individualized approach to brain surgery. Brain magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) allows surgeons to see inside a patient’s skull and determine the firmness of a brain tumor before surgery. Slip interface imaging is another new invention that shows level of […]

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Tags: brain cancer, brain tumor, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. John Huston, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Richard Ehman, individualized Medicine, neurosurgery


December 15th, 2016

Combination therapy improves survival in adults with glioma

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

Radiation plus three-drug combo boosts progression-free survival and overall survival. Patients with a low-grade type of brain tumor called glioma who received radiation therapy plus a chemotherapy regimen, including procarbazine, lomustine and vincristine (PCV), experienced a longer progression-free survival and overall survival than did patients who received radiation therapy alone. These are the results of […]

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Tags: brain cancer, cancer reseach, glioma, Jan Buckner, lomustine, PCV, procarbazine, radiation therapy, vincristine


September 17th, 2009

Fall Issue – Discovery's Edge

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Four new features plus, from Mayo’s research magazine: Data Mining to Redesign Critical Care Services Using informatics, epidemiology, systems engineering and in-depth medical-record studies, this groundbreaking work is improving patient safety in ICUs and significantly cutting the cost of health care. It’s all part of Mayo’s continuing innovation in the Science of Health Care Delivery.  […]

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Tags: brain cancer, diabetes, Discovery's Edge, genetics, genomics, heart disease, intensive care, medical research, science education, stem cells, zebrafish


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