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August 4, 2015

Mayo Researchers Leading Community Effort Against Liver Cancer

By In the Loop In the Loop

Liver cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death among African men and the third leading cause among African women, according to the American Cancer Society. Two Mayo researchers with roots on the continent are working to make sure those numbers go down, and they’re starting with the Somali community in Rochester.

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Tags: Dr Abdirashid Shire, Dr Lewis Roberts, Liver cancer


December 2, 2014

Thankful to Be Here to Be Thankful

By In the Loop In the Loop

Thanksgiving is a time for family, formidable feasts, and, of course, giving thanks. For news organizations, it’s a time to break out their best heartwarming stories to remind us all we have a lot to be thankful for. Medical miracles are big on that menu, as you might guess, and a family from Spirit Lake, […]

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Tags: Dr. Mounif El-Youssef, Liver cancer, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


April 17, 2014

Cesar Alvarez: LIVEr

By Elizabeth Harty, Sr Communications Specialist Elizabeth Harty, Sr Communications Specialist

There was a time when Cesar Alvarez was the one doing the rescuing. But the retired Los Angeles firefighter now focuses his attention on the things that saved his life — a test that led to a diagnosis of liver cancer and the liver transplant that allowed him to regain his health. You can see […]

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Tags: Cancer, Liver cancer, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix


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