Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic was founded in 1889 and is known as a preeminent research and medical treatment institution. The Mayo Clinic at Rochester employs over 30,000 people. Mayo Clinic is known for leading edge Biomedical imaging, diagnosis and treatment as well as cutting edge patient and professional education. Mayo Clinic has expanded to the Phoenix, Arizona and Jacksonville, Florida area where it offers treatment and research services. Today, Mayo Clinic employs over 3,500 physicians and more than 3,000 research personnel.

Address
Main-Rochester, Minnesota; Satellite Clinics: Scottsdale/Phoenix AZ; Jacksonville, Florida
Website
http://www.mayoclinic.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayo_Clinic

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Oncology & Cancer

Three facts about acute lymphocytic leukemia in children

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The most common type of childhood cancer is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), a blood and bone marrow cancer that creates immature white blood cells that can't perform their ...

Oncology & Cancer

New gene markers detect Lynch syndrome-associated colorectal cancer

Researchers from Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center and Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered new genetic markers to identify Lynch syndrome-associated colorectal cancer with high accuracy. Studies ...

Health

Managing your risk of carotid artery disease

Carotid artery disease occurs when the blood vessels supplying your brain and head, known as carotid arteries, are damaged or blocked by fatty deposits. These deposits contain cholesterol that organizes as a plaque, which ...

Oncology & Cancer

Video: What Black men need to know about prostate cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It's one of the leading causes of cancer death among all men. However, Black men are disproportionately hit hard by the disease. One in 6 Black men will develop prostate cancer ...

Health

Nasal polyps: Unassuming growths with a powerful effect

The nose is the subject of many sayings. A measurement could be on the nose or an object be right under your nose. You may be reminded to keep your nose clean and keep it out of another's affairs.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights into mysterious blood vessel disease temporal arteritis

Giant cell arteritis (GCA), formerly known as temporal arteritis, was first described by Mayo Clinic doctors and classified as an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels in the early to mid-20th century. The condition ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study identifies risk factors for long-haul COVID disease in adults

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified risk factors that can cause adult COVID-19 patients to suffer symptoms that linger for months or years. The condition is often referred to as long-haul COVID. The findings are reported ...

Oncology & Cancer

Expert explains familial adenomatous polyposis

Cancer in the colon and cancer in the rectum, often referred to together as colorectal cancer, is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. excluding skin cancers, according to the American ...

Surgery

Finding the balance: Opioids and pain control after surgery

In a recent Mayo Clinic study published in the Annals of Surgery, researchers found that most patients prescribed fewer opioids after surgery were able to maintain satisfactory comfort levels without requiring more prescription ...

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