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Mayo Clinic Clinical Update e-Edition
September 2014
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Advancing the Science - Pharmacogenomics
Patient Care

Novel chromosomal rearrangements found in ALK-negative ALCLs

A new study finds genetic heterogeneity among ALK-negative anaplastic large cell lymphomas (ALCLs) and strikingly different clinical outcomes among patients with different genetic subtypes.

UPEA provides safe, effective treatment for neck nodal metastases in patients with PTC

Cost-effective ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol ablation (UPEA) may be generally incorporated into the management of neck nodal metastases in patients with advanced localized papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).


Pancreatic juice biomarkers promising for pancreatic cancer
Methylated DNA biomarkers in archived pancreatic juice show promise for detecting pancreatic cancer and distinguishing it from pancreatitis. A yearlong pilot study aims to validate the findings and assess reproducibility of the juice collection methods.

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Thoracic Oncology for the Non-Oncologist: Family Practitioners, Internists, Pulmonologists, Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
Nov. 15, 2014, in Phoenix
Focus on developments in the comprehensive care of patients with thoracic malignancies such as lung and esophageal cancers and mesothelioma. Topics include advances in surgical, medical, radiation and supportive techniques.

Advances in Technology and Understanding of Esophageal Diseases
Dec. 5-6, 2014, in Phoenix
This course highlights significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis. Advancements include high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring and techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett's esophagus.

Mayo Clinic Hematology Review
Jan. 24, 2015, in Minneapolis
Programming provides hematology and oncology clinicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with an overview of advances in the treatment of various hematologic malignancies, based on abstracts presented at the December 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.

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In the Video Center

Pulmonary Parenchymal Disease and Lung Cancer
In a Grand Rounds presentation, Brian J. Bartholmai, M.D., discusses the use of automatic disease characterization and stratification from high-resolution CT data to face clinical challenges in diffuse lung disease and adenocarcenoma.

View videos by specialty and Grand Rounds presentations online

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