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January 17th, 2014

Dr. David Fleischer: Treating Esophageal Cancer in Kenya

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

Esophageal cancer is a challenging enough condition to treat at the best medical centers in the U.S. When the condition affects scores of people in a developing country in eastern Africa, the challenge is all the more demanding. David Fleischer, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and his colleagues, working in collaboration with […]

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Tags: Africa, Arizona, Cancer, David Fleischer, David Fleischer MD, Dr. Fleischer, esophageal cancer, esophagus, Kenya, radio frequency ablation, RFA, Tenwek Hospital


February 7th, 2012

Patient Spreads Hope Beyond Borders

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Deborah Maina is on a mission to educate women about breast cancer. Growing up in the village of Embu in Kenya, where healthcare information was not common, Maina, 43, a breast cancer survivor, is committed to bring education to her home country. With positive attitude and determination, Maina has transformed her diagnosis into an opportunity […]

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December 19th, 2011

Mayo International Health Program Testimony – Experience in Kenya

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Mira Keddis, M.D. was originally from Egypt, went to Texas for her medical school training, and came to Mayo Clinic for her residency training. Then, the Mayo International Health Program (MIHP) offered her the opportunity to travel abroad as part of her education. In the below video, she relays lessons learned from her trip to […]

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Tags: Africa, Education, fellowship, Graduate, health program, international, Kenya, Mayo Clinic, medical, MIHP, Mira Keddis, residency


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