Cancer Education Center

Welcome to the Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center page. Our goal is to empower patients and their supporters to become active partners in their health care by providing relevant information, increasing knowledge and learning from one another’s experiences. Follow the Cancer Education Center page and stay up-to-date as we post accurate and timely cancer-related information on topics such as cancer prevention, risks, treatments, clinical trials, end-of-life care, and survivorship. No matter where you are in your journey, we are here to help.

Jul 17, 2019

Forefront: The Latest Edition of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Magazine

By Megan Roessler M. Ed., @meganroessler

bnr-forefront1Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2019

The Summer 2019 issue of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center magazine, Forefront, has arrived. Features include brief news articles about Mayo Clinic Cancer Center research, video commentary from researchers, and investigator profiles. Click here to subscribe, read this newsletter edition or view archived publications.

Director's Message: Prioritizing Cancer Research

Federal cancer research funding is vital to meet growing challenges as the population ages.

Predicting Pancreatic Cancer in Patients with Diabetes

The UCP-1 gene may serve as a potential biomarker even before symptoms develop in high-risk groups.

Study Helps Clarify Role of T Cells in Follicular Lymphoma

The researchers' findings could lead to new treatments for this type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Cervical Cancer Screening Low, Marked by Racial Disparity

Mayo Clinic urges health professionals to find new ways to boost compliance with national guidelines.

Study Backs Oxybutynin for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers say the drug improves quality of life in women who can't take hormone-based therapy.

Oral Blood Clot Drug Safe, Effective in Patients with Cancer

Apixaban is easier to use than traditional blood thinners and has fewer side effects, research shows.

Meet the Investigator: Kabir Mody, M.D.

In this Cancer Center video, Dr. Mody discusses research on pancreatic cancer and liver cancer.


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