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March 2nd, 2016

Resilient Young Woman Finds Hope Despite Hurdles, Shares Story at Fiesta Bowl

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Megan LaChance used to dream of being a successful business woman. But a series of events, medical and otherwise, led her on a different path – an educational path that culminated with her sharing her surprising story at the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona on Jan. 1, 2016. Even though she’s just 24 years old, Megan […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, bone cancer, Dr. Kelly Curtis, Li-Fraumeni syndrome


December 9th, 2012

Goals achieved: Beat cancer, walk again

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

A rare cancer cost Bob Anderson his hip and leg. Willpower and rehabilitation specialists at Mayo Clinic helped him keep his active lifestyle.

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Tags: 5298, 5299, 5308, 5335, 5422, bone cancer, Dr. Shives, fibrosarcoma, Karen Andrews M.D., Mayo Clinic, Robert Anderson


February 24th, 2011

A first of its kind surgery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Three years ago, when Janis Ollson, now 32, was pregnant with her second child, she experienced agonizing back pain. But, unlike the back pain she had during her first pregnancy with daughter Braxtyn, this time the pain would not subside. “I was desperate for relief,” says Ollson. Five months into the pregnancy she could no […]

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Tags: 1136, 5218, 5279, 5299, 5335, 5336, bone cancer, Canada, Cancer, Janis Ollson, Mayo Clinic, Michael Yaszemski


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