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March 19th, 2016

Back in the Symphony After Surgery to Remove Brain Tumor

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Stewart Rosen was beyond anxious when he learned he had a tumor the size of a walnut by his right ear. The tumor was benign. But Stewart, an accountant by day and violinist by night, worried that removing the tumor, an acoustic neuroma, might affect his ability to play music. “I’d never had any kind […]

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Tags: Acoustic Neuroma, audiology, Dr. Colin Driscoll, Dr. Michael Link, ENT, Neurosurgery, Rochester Campus


February 19th, 2014

Keeping a Positive Outlook Despite a Difficult Disease

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

For her first 38 years, Jayne Bushman was a picture of health. But then one morning she woke up with an earache, something she says she’d never before experienced. Her first stop was to see her Family Medicine doctor at Mayo Clinic in Rochester who, unable to pinpoint the exact cause of her pain, sent […]

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Tags: Dr. Ulrich Specks, ENT, kidney transplant, Maureen Kelley, nephrology, Patient Stories, Sue Fisher, Wegener's granulomatosis


January 25th, 2013

Physician Documents his Cancer Survival, Grateful to Mayo Clinic

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, an ophthalmologist from Lincoln, Nebraska. I noted a small asymptomatic mass on the right side of my neck in December 2006. When needle biopsy established it to be a poorly differentiated metastatic cancer of unknown origin, I asked a colleague for a referral to the institution best equipped to […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 5267, 5335, Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, Dr. Kerry Olsen, ENT, metastatic cancer, Neck, Surgery, throat cancer


December 4th, 2012

Volunteer Firefighter threatened by Tongue Tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

A tongue tumor threatened to cut short this volunteer firefighter’s life, but surgery and radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic saved his life.

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Tags: 1136, 3723, 5224, 5267, 5279, 5315, 5335, 5343, 5419, David Farrell, ENT, head and neck cancer


December 3rd, 2012

Cancer & Coordinated Approach to Care

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Coordinated approach to care brings results for business school professor.

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Tags: 1136, 3723, 5224, 5267, 5279, 5315, 5335, 5343, ENT, head and neck cancer, Jim Donnelly, Mayo Clinic


March 28th, 2012

Never Give Up On Your Health – Sniffing out a Discovery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My name is Katie Little and I am 28 years old.   I have experienced many nasal problems throughout my life, including two nose fractures and, over the last 10 years, have experienced significant difficulty breathing at night.  I tried a variety of methods to alleviate my problem, such as nasal sprays, acupuncture, fans, Neti Pots, […]

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Tags: 5267, 5335, bone growth, Dr. Grant Hamilton III, ENT, Katie Little, Mayo Clinic, nasal, nose, otorhinolaryngology, spur, Surgery


January 31st, 2012

The Discovery That Changes Everything

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am a hard charging, creative, passionate person who listens to her “inner voice” as much as possible. Earlier this year, I was having multiple ear and throat infections which were not responsive to antibiotics.  After three rounds, my doctor decided to feel my throat – which led to a sonogram, followed by a biopsy.  […]

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Tags: 1136, 2298, 5266, 5267, 5279, 5335, Bryan McIver, Cancer, Carrie Edwards, ear infectiont, Endocrinology, ENT


February 22nd, 2010

Patients Inspired New Integrated Space for ENT Practice in Minnesota

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

The Mayo Clinic Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT, or ear, nose and throat) in Rochester, Minn. recently moved from their locations in three different buildings to one new, integrated space on the 12th floor of the Gonda Building. The new floor better serves patients by bringing ENT, audiology, cochlear implantation services, balance and vestibular testing and […]

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Tags: audiology, cochlear implants, Dr. Beatty, ENT, Gonda, Gonda Building, Holly Bowe, otorhinolaryngology, Porter Bowe


July 9th, 2009

Diagnosing Nick’s Mysterious Illness

By Karl Oestreich karl oestreich

Melissa Shultz, a freelance writer living in Plano, Texas, wrote an article for Newsweek online about her son Nick’s mysterious illness and his diagnosis and treatment at Mayo Clinic. Fatigue set in a day after Nick’s dizziness started. Swollen glands followed close behind. Our general practitioner ordered blood work, including studies for mononucleosis and Lyme […]

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Tags: 5249, 5292, 5306, 5407, Diagnosis, ENT, Lyme Disease, Melissa Schultz, Nick Schultz, Patient Story


March 13th, 2009

Benefits of Collaborative Patient Care – Thoughts from a Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Surgeon

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

In the video below, Eric Moore, M.D., a head and neck surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes benefits of the comprehensive, collaborative and efficient patient care provided every day to Mayo Clinic patients. For more information on recent research by Dr. Moore, view the post and video on transoral robotic surgery for throat cancers.

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Tags: collaboration, ENT, Mayo, Mayo Clinic, otorhinolaryngology, patient care, throat cancer


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