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December 28th, 2012

Deep Brain Stimulation Gets Police Detective Back on the Job

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Jeffrey Hughes is one of the first patients in the U.S. to undergo deep brain stimulation for his chronic headaches — and he is happy he had the courage to make that choice.

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Tags: 1757, 3872, 5292, 5297, 5335, cluster headaches, David Black M.D., Deep Brain Stimulation, Jeffery Hughes, Mayo Clinic


December 28th, 2012

Teamwork helps nurse find relief from rare tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

When doctors discovered a large tumor wrapped around Wendy Cook’s sciatic nerve and extending into her pelvis, she turned to Mayo Clinic for help.

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Tags: 4705, 5228, 5292, 5297, 5335, 5396, Mayo Clinic, nerve tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Wendy Cook


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