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Items Tagged ‘Myra Wick’

October 22, 2018

Personalized screening: finding and treating breast cancer sooner

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

This article originally appeared on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on Oct. 15, 2018. Article by Sharon Rosen October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to reflect on new, individualized approaches to detecting and treating a cancer that affects 1 in 8 American women. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. and her Mayo Clinic colleagues are […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Carrie Hruska, Center for Individualized Medicine, Deborah Rhodes, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Michael O'Connor, Myra Wick


August 22, 2017

Three genetic tests to improve prenatal screening

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Sharon Rosen New genomic technology is reshaping perinatal screening, which is testing before and during pregnancy to assess the health of a baby. Now pregnant women can have their baby initially screened for genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, through the use of a newer blood test that evaluates DNA from the placenta […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA, DNA testing, genetic testing, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Myra Wick, personalized medicine


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