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December 28th, 2012

Teamwork helps nurse find relief from rare tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

When doctors discovered a large tumor wrapped around Wendy Cook’s sciatic nerve and extending into her pelvis, she turned to Mayo Clinic for help.

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Tags: 4705, 5228, 5292, 5297, 5335, 5396, Mayo Clinic, nerve tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Wendy Cook


December 21st, 2012

Ella Schultz: Thriving with Family and Medical Support

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Ella’s medical condition requires the attention of numerous specialists at Mayo. But with their help, she is overcoming every challenge and thriving.

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5396, Dr. Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Wetmore, Ella Schultz, Mayo Clinic, Neurofibromatosis


April 14th, 2010

Sharing a Love for Running

By CSMMayo csmmayo

My story began in November 1993 when I was referred to Mayo Clinic with two abdominal tumors that were potentially cancerous. No tests indicated cancer, but as I was prepared for surgery, I was told that pathology would examine the tumors. If there was cancer, I might lose one or both kidneys because of the […]

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Tags: 3640, 4705, 5272, 5274, 5294, 5327, 5335, 5411, Neurofibromatosis, Neurological Surgery, Schwannomatosis, Urology


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