Items tagged as "clinical trials"
Judy Phillips found hope when hope was running out thanks to a physician willing to try new (and old) treatments, a team of "wonderful nurses," and the "steadfast support and optimism" of her husband. Written by Judy Phillips I am a seven-year survivor of multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer [...]Created by mayoclinic
A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating. For Robert Hoopes, a facilities manager from Glendale, Ariz., the diagnosis hit home - twice. In 2006, Kara, his wife of more than three decades, discovered that she had advanced colon cancer. After a two year battle, she sadly passed away at the [...]Created by Susana Shephard
This entry is written by Brittney Head, 21, an intern at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida. As a young woman in my early 20s, I have been consumed for the past few years with living in the moment and enjoying life to the fullest, without much thought to the future. [...]Created by Cynthia Nelson Weiss
“I saw your feature on the research you’re doing. I realize it’s preliminary, but is there any additional information you could send me?” I’m always surprised how many people contact us about ongoing research projects. Folks with chronic conditions or their family members tend to search the Web for new [...]Created by Robert Nellis