Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1976-2008.

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. W. Ray Kim, Associate Professor of Medicine and Hepatologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, reporting on a 2-fold increase in the incidence of liver cancer during the past 3 decades, primarily in conjunction with the rate of hepatitis C infection. Available at:

Direct to Consumer Predictive Genomic Testing & Risk Perception

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Dr. Clayton Cowl, Associate Professor of Medicine from the Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which compares risk perception and worry between patient groups receiving routine care and predictive genetic testing. Available at:

Increased Metastasis of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma in CLL and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

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Dr. Jerry Brewer, a dermatologic surgeon in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the increased risk of metastasis in patients with CLL and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma who were previously diagnosed with malignant fibrous hystiocytoma. Available at:

Making Sense of Hormone Replacement Therapy & Breast Cancer Risk

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Jennifer Litton M.D. makes sense of hormone replacement therapy and its relationship to your risk of getting breast cancer. Please visit: for more information regarding prevention and screening. Dr. Jennifer Litton, Assistant Professor of Breast Medical Oncology, at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer risk. View other videos at

Anthropology and Parallelism : The Individual as a Universal

submitted by: hsrikm
It is difficult to define perspective within sets that are self belonging. For example in the study of mankind, anthropology, both men and their studies fall into the same category that contains the topic outline. This situation entails a universal quality of uniqueness, an instance of, to the topic of anthropology that almost may be viewed in parallel to the topic of nature as the set of unique particulars. Yet one might assent to the notion in the inclusive study of man, anthropology,...
Authors: Marvin Kirsh

Advances in Proton Therapy, Pencil Beam Technology Reach Patient Care

submitted by: mdanderson
In treating cancer, the pencil beam technology for proton therapy delivers a single, narrow proton beam (about a centimeter in diameter) that is magnetically swept across the tumor, depositing the radiation dose like a painter

The Living Matrix

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"The Living Matrix: The Science of Healing," trailer; The movie uncovers new ideas about the intricate web of factors that determine our health and interviews a group of dedicated scientists, psychologists, bioenergetic researchers and holistic practitioners, who are finding healing potential in new places. (The energetic information-based medicine looks particularly powerful.)