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Urology

December 11, 2012

Partial nephrectomy preserves kidney function after kidney cancer

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Ruth Smith lives more than 200 miles north of Rochester, Minn., but she knew where she wanted to go when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer — Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5279, 5335, Bradley Leibovich M.D., kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, partial nephrectomy, Ruth Smith


December 1, 2012

After successful kidney transplant, retiree is ‘Living the Dream’

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Kidney cancer threatened Bill Pearse’s life; a gift from his son gave it back.

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Tags: 2802, 3786, 5324, 5417, Bill Pearse, kidney cancer, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic


November 26, 2012

Runner travels “cross-country” for experienced tumor-removal team

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Amy Haberman says Mayo Clinic gave her support, tenacity and hope — to fight her tumor and to run marathons again.

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Tags: 5327, 5335, Amy Haberman, Bradley Leibovich M.D., Mayo Clinic, noncanerous tumor


August 9, 2011

Now hear this: There is life after cancer

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

A radio and television broadcaster whose career has spanned more than four decades, Mort Crim has spent a lifetime telling other people’s stories. But in retirement, Crim, who was Paul Harvey’s permanent vacation fill-in and the voice of ABC Radio during the first moon landing, is telling his own story — about surviving cancer and […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 2391, 5279, 5334, Colon Cancer, Mort Crim, Prostate Cancer


March 19, 2009

Mayo Transplant Patient a Finalist on American Idol

By Lynn Closway Lynn Closway

He made it! Scott MacIntyre, singer/songwriter/pianist from Scottsdale, Ariz., that is. Scott, 23, a contestant on the current season of American Idol, made the list of the 10 finalists on last night’s program (Wednesday, March 18) when “America” voted him in. American Idol host Ryan Seacrest delivered the good news to a jubilant Scott by […]

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Tags: 5324, 5333, 5386, American Idol, kidney transplant, Scott MacIntyre


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