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March 2nd, 2017

Mayo Clinic Well Represented At Cancer Summit

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The 2017 Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit was held on February 1st with Mayo Clinic well represented. The event served as an annual gathering of Minnesota’s cancer researchers, care providers, and patient advocates, as well as the platform for unveiling the new Minnesota Cancer Plan 2025, a statewide framework for action in reducing cancer burdens. Both […]

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Tags: cancer, Mayo Clinic, news, OHDR, Rochester, top news


May 29th, 2015

Dr. Judith Kaur — Teacher, Healer, Role Model

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Judith Kaur, M.D., says it was her grandmother who first put the thought of becoming a doctor into her head. “My grandmother, Ada, had no formal education, but she was a very wise woman and a very keen observer,” Dr. Kaur, medical director for Native American Programs at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, says in […]

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Tags: American Indians, cancer, Dr. Judith Kaur, news


September 4th, 2014

Assessing Patient Experience in Cancer Care: an Observational Communication Study

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Jon C. Tilburt, M.D.

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Tags: cancer, health disparities, Jon C. Tilburt M.D., Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project


September 3rd, 2014

Supportive Care Needs & Resource Assessment in Cancer Patients

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researchers Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Julie McNulty, Ph.D. (Arizona State University) Sunny Kim, Ph.D. (Arizona State University) Edna Ramos

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Tags: Arizona project, Arizona State University, cancer, Edna Ramos, http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/african-american-professional-women-positive-on-medical-research, Julie McNulty Ph.D., project, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Sunny Kim Ph.D.


September 3rd, 2014

David O. Warner, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact warner.david@mayo.edu Research Summary Alaska Native, tobacco control, cancer health disparities, behavioral change David O. Warner, M.D., is a professor of anesthesiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and co-director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research. Dr. Warner is active in a variety of institutional administrative roles, including […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, cancer, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David O. Warner M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


September 2nd, 2014

Judith Salmon Kaur, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact kaur.judith@mayo.edu Research Summary American Indian, Alaska Native, cancer control, community-based participatory research, palliative care, hospice Judith Salmon Kaur, M.D., is medical director for the Native American Programs of the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center: Native C.I.R.C.L.E. provides and develops culturally appropriate cancer education materials for lay persons, allied health staff and […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, American Indians, cancer, community-based participatory research, health disparities, Judith Salmon Kaur M.D., Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Minnesota researcher, researcher


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