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January 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Patient’s Family Turns Caring Bridge Posts into Book for His Physician

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Eleven months after a cancer diagnosis, Bob Samuelson passed away. The care and compassion of Bob’s care team inspired his family to create a book to show their appreciation.

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Tags: Dr Aminah Jatoi, Dr. C. Richard Choo, Dr. Scott Stafford, Esophageal cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Saint Marys Hospital, Venessa Mandelkow

January 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Researchers Hope the (Electronic) Nose Knows When It Comes to Cancer

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

A research team led by Mayo Clinic gastroenterology resident Daniel Chan, M.D., is out to prove that you don’t need a sixth sense to sniff out cancer, but maybe just make better use of one of the big five. The team is hoping the sense of smell can be an effective tool to screen patients […]

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Tags: Barrett's esophagus, Dr. Daniel Chan, Esophageal cancer, Gastroenterology

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