February 22, 2019
With a deviated septum that blocked her nasal airway, Mistie Melver couldn’t breathe through her nose, and she rarely got a good night’s sleep. That changed when, after two failed surgeries, she turned to Mayo Clinic. At Mayo, Mistie found a care team committed to ensuring her nasal obstruction repair was a success.
January 31, 2019
Affected by hearing loss for years, Jerry and Madalaine McDaniel created a world for themselves that revolved around their quiet home environment. But when the couple was offered a chance to escape the silence, they leaped at the possibility of a return to sound.
November 16, 2018
Linda had been diagnosed with HPV-related tonsil cancer. When she came upon a video on social media featuring two Mayo Clinic doctors discussing an innovative treatment for the disease, the Georgia woman felt she’d been thrown a lifeline.
July 18, 2018
When a lump on his neck turned out to be cancer, Lee Dueringer and his care team at Mayo Clinic embarked on a comprehensive treatment plan that quelled the disease without significantly disrupting his life.
June 20, 2018
Suffering from severe hearing loss and struggling to find answers, Dianne Lee Needham turned to Mayo Clinic’s Cochlear Implant Program. Here she shares in her own words how the care she received has dramatically improved her quality of life.
May 23, 2018
When Melissa Webb had an unusual cyst in her throat surgically removed at the age of 6, she had no idea how much the experience would shape the years to come.
May 21, 2018
When a Mayo Clinic surgical team learned that a child tethered to life support in a foreign country would die in a matter of days without their help, they quickly planned a multifaceted intervention.
May 11, 2018
When faced with an alarming diagnosis of tongue cancer that threatened not only her health but also her livelihood, Paulette Walz looked to Mayo Clinic and found the expert care she needed.
April 27, 2018
Over time, progressive hearing loss thwarted Judith Collin’s enjoyment of family, friends and activities. Now a cochlear implant has restored her ability to enthusiastically engage with the people and pastimes she loves.
April 12, 2018
Jeff Krajacic was shocked to learn that a rare form of bone cancer was to blame for changes in his voice. He was even more stunned when he found out that the malignancy, and the problems it caused, could be treated using a piece of his ear.