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Orchestrating Cancer Treatment Not An Obstacle For International Musician

Alvaro Gomez knows people in several continents and has access to health care in the U.S., Chile and Europe. When the Central Florida resident faced a prostate cancer diagnosis, he polled his acquaintances and doctors near and far and came up with one answer: Mayo Clinic. “I was fortunate that [...]

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Anna's Story: A Personal Approach to Cancer

At age 30, Anna Webster was a busy single mom juggling work and caring for her 11-year-old daughter. She didn’t have time to be sick. But after passing out one evening in the spring of 2009, she spent three days in a Jacksonville, Fla., emergency room while doctors tried to [...]

Created by Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

The Extreme Makeover of Viruses

Editor's note: This article is from the Winter 2009 issue of the Sharing Mayo Clinic Newsletter. Using the measles virus and gene therapy to treat ovarian cancer Dixie Manley, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, was the first human to receive a reengineered measles virus to target her ovarian cancer. In July [...]

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