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October 25, 2017

Unnecessary Test for Venous Thromboembolism: Inefficient and Costly

By gmchiri gmchiri

A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that many U.S. health care providers are habitually ordering a mostly unnecessary and quite expensive genetic test to identify a patient’s hereditary risk of venous thromboembolism.

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Tags: genetics, hematology, OptumLabs


February 16, 2017

Drug combo safe for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

  Drugs targeting the P13K-mTOR pathway add benefit when combined with standard R-CHOP therapy.   The drug everolimus can be safely combined with R-CHOP for new, untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to the results of a pilot study by Mayo Clinic researchers. The researchers published their study findings in the July 2016 issue of […]

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Tags: cancer, clinical trials, Forefront, hematology, lymphoma, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Patrick Johnston


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