This week, our series on multiple myeloma continues as we talk about immunotherapies and other promising new treatments with Shaji Kumar, MD. Dr. Kumar is a professor of medicine in the division of hematology at Mayo Clinic, where he chairs the myeloma group across all three Mayo sites. Dr. Kumar…more.
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Personalized Medicine & Companion Diagnostics: Speaking with Keith Stewart, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
Editor’s Note: This week, we sit down with Keith Stewart, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. Real World Health Care: Why was the Center for Individualized Medicine formed at the Mayo Clinic? What were its initial goals and how have those goals changed? Keith Stewart: The Center…more.
So you think you’re too busy to get your flu shot? It’s easy to put off, but taking the time to do it sooner rather than later could prevent you from getting sick while helping to protect those you care about – during the holidays and beyond. That’s why the U.S.…more.
As we saw in last week’s post, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is helping to change the way those living with breast cancer access the information they need to live healthier. But ACS is not the only organization that’s empowering patients, especially women, to take control of their health through innovative…more.
Does social networking conjure images of teenagers who share seemingly worthless online videos of watermelons dropped from atop buildings? Well get this: Americans OVER age 45 represent the largest percentage increase in social media usage in the past year, now up to 38 percent in 2012, compared to 31 percent in 2011 (Source: Edison Research).…more.