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Items Tagged ‘women’s health’

June 7, 2018

Meet Population Health Scholar–Kathy MacLaughlin, M.D.

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

The research of Kathy L. MacLaughlin, M.D., focuses on developing and implementing a clinical decision support system to improve clinician compliance with evidence-based guidelines for cervical cancer screening and test result management. Dr. MacLaughlin grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She received her medical degree from the University […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Kathy MacLaughlin, population health, Population Health Scholar, women's health


March 8, 2018

Research News Roundup-February 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Each month, we publish Mayo Clinic’s Research News Roundup. This article includes brief summaries and links to news releases from the preceding month that discuss some of our latest medical research. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for recent findings of Mayo Clinic Research: Heart failure more likely for some breast cancer and […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, encephalitis, heart failure, kidney stones, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology, research education


January 17, 2017

Avoid routine double mastectomy when possible

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

Consensus group urges weighing pros, cons and patient preference in unilateral breast cancer. A position paper issued by the American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends against contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) for average-risk women with breast cancer in only one breast. The recommendation on prophylactic mastectomy, published online July 28, 2016, in the Annals of Surgical […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Forefront, Judy Boughey, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, women's health


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