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November 17th, 2014

Josh Russell Faces His Toughest Battle

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Josh Russell spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. But he says his toughest battle took place years after he left the military. In early 2011, Josh noticed a bump in his stomach around his navel. He thought the bump was a hernia, and his doctor initially agreed. Josh was scheduled for surgery, but […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, Dr. Bradley Leibovich, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Testicular Cancer, Urology


February 6th, 2013

After Bladder Cancer, this 19-Year-Old Girl gets a New Bladder

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

In the fall of 2004, Devi Chettiar was a healthy, active college student. Living in the Twin Cities, Devi was a sophomore who enjoyed her studies at the University of Minnesota. She also actively participated in a dance company and liked spending time with friends. In November of that year, though, things changed. Devi started […]

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Tags: 3098, 5163, 5335, Bladder Cancer, Devi Chettiar, neobladder, reconstruction, Urology


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


February 21st, 2009

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

In last week’s┬áSocial Media Saturday post we introduced Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel and how you can view videos and pass them along to your family or friends who might find them interesting. But what if you want to share your story through video? One option is to contact our Mayo Clinic social media team when […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 4727, 5158, 5327, 5333, Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Grandma, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery, Snowboard


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