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Archive for December 17th, 2012

December 17th, 2012

Rare congenital subglottic stenosis treated with airway reconstruction surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Ryan Chubbuck was born with an extremely narrow airway, a life-threatening condition. An innovative airway reconstruction procedure has left Ryan, and his parents, breathing easy.

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Tags: 5167, 5267, 5306, 5335, airway reconstruction, Dana Thompson M.D., Mayo Clinic, Ryan Chubbuck, subglottic stenosis


December 17th, 2012

A Young Woman’s Battle Against Breast Cancer – One Day at a Time

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

  “I think it’s cancer,” are not words that anyone, especially a 29 year old nurse recently relocated to Arizona, expects to hear. Jennifer McGoldrick faced these words and the eventual diagnosis of breast cancer shortly after moving to Scottsdale to continue her nursing career at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She shares her journey of undergoing multiple […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 3640, 3719, 4728, 5250, 5315, 5333, Alanna Rebecca, Arizona, breast cancer, chemotherapy


December 17th, 2012

Prostate cancer treated with robotic surgical system

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Diagnosed with prostate cancer at a relatively young age, Dr. Randall Minion chose robotic surgery as the best way to maintain his full, active lifestyle. Read Randall’s story.

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Tags: 1136, 2391, 5158, 5183, 5327, 5335, 5420, Dr. Igor Frank, Prostate Cancer, Randall Minion M.D., Robotic Surgery


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