September 23, 2021 · Leave a Comment
In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of a pickup truck — everything changed for John Roby. The details are fuzzy and traumatizing for John, whose memory mostly is built from the accident report […]
February 26, 2020 · Leave a Comment
Without an explanation for progressive weakness in his legs, Raymond Knapp was resigned to the notion that he would be confined to a wheelchair. A collaborative effort among Mayo Clinic specialists in Radiology and Neurology, though, changed everything for Raymond, giving him the diagnosis and treatment he needed to walk on his own again.
February 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment
When doctors in Ohio told Robyn Lana they weren’t sure whether a brain aneurysm they found behind her right eye socket was causing the vision problems she’d been experiencing, Robyn turned to Mayo Clinic. Not only did her Mayo care team identify the true cause of her vision loss, they fixed it.
February 5, 2020 · Leave a Comment
When Rita Krueger found out she had pancreatic cancer, the outlook seemed bleak. Then she met a Mayo Clinic physician who was willing to go beyond the standard treatment to achieve remarkable results.
January 27, 2020 · Leave a Comment
When Jay Elsten’s neuroendocrine tumors no longer were responding to traditional treatment, Mayo Clinic offered him a recently approved nuclear medicine therapy. And it worked. Within a week, Jay’s symptoms were gone.
January 10, 2020 · Leave a Comment
Alexa Lofaro spent six months taking medications for a condition she didn’t have. Once she arrived at Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team specializing in her disease not only provided the right diagnosis, but also conducted the genetic testing necessary to find the right medication for her.
December 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment
These days, Marah Johnson feels terrific. Happy and healthy, the 20-year-old is living her best life. It’s a new reality for Marah, who had been incapacitated by unexplained pelvic pain until she met a Mayo Clinic physician who demystified her pain and provided a cure.
September 30, 2019 · Leave a Comment
These days, Molly Hanson feels awesome. Free from pain, she’s now eager to get back into her life. Molly’s energy today stands in stark contrast to how she felt a year ago — before she visited Mayo Clinic and learned an undiagnosed medical condition was to blame for many of her debilitating symptoms.
August 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Margaret Parry is moving with ease around her Wyoming home and community these days. She has plenty of energy, she’s excited about life and she feels good. It’s a 180-degree difference from a year ago when an undiagnosed condition made each step she took a painful proposition.
September 29, 2017 · Leave a Comment
Surgical removal of a large mass of tangled blood vessels relieved painful symptoms and allowed Ross Wasdin to turn his attention back to enjoying his family and having fun.