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July 27th, 2016

After Learning Flu-Like Symptoms Were Actually Thyroid Cancer, Mother Shares Advice to Help Save Others

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

It was 2012, and Beth Spreitzer was busy with life. Mothering her fourth-grade daughter and taking care of a household left no time to get sick. However, after experiencing what she thought were too many common symptoms – fatigue, chills, fever – and not improving, Beth thought something else must be wrong. “In the past, […]

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Tags: Dr. John Casler, Dr. Michael Meneffee, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Dr. Victor Bernet, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, thyroid cancer


December 22nd, 2012

Family Pressure Brings Timely Treatment

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Radiation therapy and surgery put a stop to aggressive anaplastic thyroid cancer.

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Tags: 1136, 2298, 3723, 5266, 5279, 5315, 5335, Dr. Ian D. Hay, Dr. Robert L. Foote, Dr. Scott H. Okuno, Mayo Clinic, radiation therapy


December 5th, 2012

My 30-Year Journey with Mayo

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My name is Ardyth Carpenter, and in 1982, I went to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, after experiencing a TIA. While there, Mayo’s work up discovered a malignancy in my right breast. I had no ill effects from the “mini-stroke” and the clinic was just a 75 mile drive from my home in Mankato but […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 5250, 5279, 5335, Ardyth Carpenter, breast cancer, Cancer, chemotherapy, Lymphedema, mastectomy, melanoma


December 2nd, 2012

Routine Executive Health exam leads to cancer diagnosis

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Marilyn Dobski is happy to be able to spend time with her grandchildren following successful cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 2298, 5268, Executive Health Program, Marilyn Dobski, Mayo Clinic, thyroid cancer


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