Researching Functional Medicine Treatments

How well do functional medicine treatments help asthma patients? Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine is conducting research alongside experts from the Respiratory Institute to find out. This is one of a handful of studies underway at Cleveland Clinic to gather evidence-based data on functional medicine treatments.

Why Cleveland Clinic Has Joined AUA’s Quality Registry (Video)

Cleveland Clinic is now a participant in the American Urological Association’s Quality Registry (AQUA), a national urologic disease registry that measures and reports healthcare quality and patient outcomes. Howard Goldman, MD, the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute’s Vice Chairman for Quality, explains how the AQUA registry works, and how taking part benefits physicians and patients.

Assessing Genomic Testing’s Impact on Prostate Cancer (Video)

Genomic testing is increasingly impacting prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, helping clinicians make more informed management decisions based on the specific molecular characteristics of an individual patient’s cancer. In a video interview, Eric A. Klein, MD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, discusses the broadening use of molecular-based tests.

Androgen-Enhancing Gene Mutation Reduces Prostate Cancer Survival

Prostate cancer patients with an inherited gene mutation that enables intratumoral androgen synthesis are highly likely to develop resistance to androgen deprivation therapy and to die years earlier of their disease, researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic have found. A screening test based on the mutation could inform clinical care.