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May 31, 2013

Adventures of a 31-year-old Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

Dorylee Baez lives fearlessly. Whether flying down a zip line or organizing a pancreatic cancer patient group in Puerto Rico, she plunges into life with zest. The 31-year-old academic advisor at Universidad del Este in Carolina, Puerto Rico, is known as someone who is tenacious, overcoming whatever obstacles get in her way to achieve and […]

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Tags: 2246, 2250, 2254, 3719, 3723, 5150, 5275, 5279, 5334, chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, FL


March 21, 2013

He Said, She Said: How One Couple Battled Colon Cancer Together

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

Sue Willingham remembers the May 2010 day well. She was getting ready to take her two children to school. But before leaving the house, she did what any mom might – use the restroom. But then she noticed she’d lightly soiled her undergarments. Only she didn’t remember it happening. At 45, Willingham was the picture […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 3719, 5275, 5334, colo-rectal cancer, colon, Colon Cancer, colonoscopy, MayoClinicFL


January 24, 2013

#TheDonna Series: Running for Aunt Donna

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, February 17, 2013, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research (PDF) at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. Ashley Crofton is one of them. Although she works in Mayo Clinic’s Department of […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 2375, 5250, 5334, Events, Florida, marathon, MayoClinicFL, running, TheDonna, TheDonnaSeries


February 3, 2012

Living with Cancer: Blessings and Hope Abound

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating. For Robert Hoopes, a facilities manager from Glendale, Ariz., the diagnosis hit home – twice. In 2006, Kara, his wife of more than three decades, discovered that she had advanced colon cancer. After a two year battle, she sadly passed away at the age of 54 leaving behind […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 5239, 5275, 5279, 5333, Arizona, Cancer, clinical trials, Mayo Clinic, Patient Story, Robert Hoopes


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


May 16, 2011

When you get knocked down, you need to get back up again.

By Alex White Alex White

Roger Lipelt shares his story about colon cancer and how the team work between Mayo Clinic and his local hospital has given him the opportunity to keep coaching as an accomplished Minnesota Football Association Hall of Famer. Today, he is an active member and leading this years kids run for “Get Your Rear in Gear”. […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 5275, 5279, 5335, Colon Cancer, Get Your Rear in Gear, Mayo Clinic


July 16, 2009

Madeline Stockbridge: My Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

Editor’s Note: Madeline Stockbridge submitted this story by email after receiving the print edition of the Sharing Mayo Clinic newsletter. She wrote “After reading the latest issue of Sharing Mayo Clinic, I had to submit my story. Ning Chieng’s words ‘The sky seems bluer and the air smells fresher.’ were exactly what I said to […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 4057, 5279, 5335, Colon Cancer, Genetics, Lynch Syndrome, Mayo Clinic


May 7, 2009

Anne de Bari

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

December 7, 1941 was labeled by Franklin Delano Roosevelt as a “Day of Infamy” after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  For my wife, Anne, and me the date was April 13, 2009 when we heard from our family doctor that Anne had metastatic colon cancer.  The most unbelievable thing to us was that she had […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 3719, 5275, 5279, 5335, Cancer, cancer education, Colon Cancer, Mayo Clinic, patient education, Patient Stories


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