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Family Pressure Brings Timely Treatment

Tom Sherrard often told his wife, Kris, that they really needed to spend more time in Minnesota. Tom has vacationed in Northern Minnesota ever since he was a youngster. Today he, Kris, and daughters Megan and Sarah continue to vacation at the family summer home, where they enjoy boating, fishing, [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

My 30-Year Journey with Mayo

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 [...]

Created by makalajohnson

Routine Executive Health exam leads to cancer diagnosis

Marilyn Dobski walked away from her first visit to Mayo Clinic with a clean bill of health. She wasn't as fortunate the second time around. Dobski and her husband, Tom, first came to Mayo Clinic in 2007 for physicals through Mayo's Executive Health Program. "We were impressed by the facility [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard