Items Tagged ‘cancer’

March 19, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating diseased bones

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Kendall Koens’ life is a dramatic reversal from what it was in 2006. Late stage cancer left him in a coma and on a ventilator fighting for survival. Aggressive chemotherapy was saving his life but slowly and silently destroying his hips joints. The financial planner from Rochester faced crippling pain typical of someone more than […]

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Tags: #Avascular hip necrosis, #Dr. Rafael Sierra, #hip replacement, #osteonecrosis, arthritis, cancer, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


December 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Top ways regenerative medicine is advancing the health care of tomorrow for patients today

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine accelerated from the bench into the practice in new ways in 2019, ushering in an era of care focused on the body’s amazing ability to heal itself. Bolstered by robust research, Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of delivering new therapies that restore form and function to diseased cells, tissues, or organs — […]

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Tags: #Birth defects, #CART T-cell therapy, #Lymphedema, #Organ Transplants, #Regenerative therapies, #Spina Bifida, cancer, Dr. Andre Terzic, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, spinal cord injury


November 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called “chemo brain,” stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well understood. Mayo Clinic researchers are […]

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Tags: cancer, chemo brain, Dr. Mi Hyeon Jang, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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