Posted on March 4th, 2013 by makalajohnson
David Prochello is no stranger to getting tattoos. He builds custom choppers, he has tats on his arms and a large one on his upper back inscribed: “I am my own role model.” So when Prochello, of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, received drug therapy and surgery at Mayo Clinic to treat kidney cancer, he felt […]
Posted on February 6th, 2013 by makalajohnson
In the fall of 2004, Devi Chettiar was a healthy, active college student. Living in the Twin Cities, Devi was a sophomore who enjoyed her studies at the University of Minnesota. She also actively participated in a dance company and liked spending time with friends. In November of that year, though, things changed. Devi started […]
Posted on December 19th, 2012 by margieshepard
Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.
Posted on December 18th, 2012 by margieshepard
For stock car racer Paul Hamernik, the “green light” came in the form of laser surgery to address an enlarged prostate.
Posted on December 17th, 2012 by margieshepard
Diagnosed with prostate cancer at a relatively young age, Dr. Randall Minion chose robotic surgery as the best way to maintain his full, active lifestyle. Read Randall’s story.
Posted on December 11th, 2012 by margieshepard
Ruth Smith lives more than 200 miles north of Rochester, Minn., but she knew where she wanted to go when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer — Mayo Clinic.
Posted on December 1st, 2012 by margieshepard
Kidney cancer threatened Bill Pearse’s life; a gift from his son gave it back.
Posted on November 26th, 2012 by margieshepard
Amy Haberman says Mayo Clinic gave her support, tenacity and hope — to fight her tumor and to run marathons again.
Posted on August 9th, 2011 by stacytheobald
A radio and television broadcaster whose career has spanned more than four decades, Mort Crim has spent a lifetime telling other people’s stories. But in retirement, Crim, who was Paul Harvey’s permanent vacation fill-in and the voice of ABC Radio during the first moon landing, is telling his own story — about surviving cancer and […]
Posted on March 19th, 2009 by Lynn Closway
He made it! Scott MacIntyre, singer/songwriter/pianist from Scottsdale, Ariz., that is. Scott, 23, a contestant on the current season of American Idol, made the list of the 10 finalists on last night’s program (Wednesday, March 18) when “America” voted him in. American Idol host Ryan Seacrest delivered the good news to a jubilant Scott by […]