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March 4, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Pleased Patient Shows Enduring Gratitude with Tattoo

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

David Prochello is no stranger to getting tattoos. He builds custom choppers, he has tats on his arms and a large one on his upper back inscribed: “I am my own role model.” So when Prochello, of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota,  received drug therapy and surgery at Mayo Clinic to treat kidney cancer, he felt […]

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, David Prochello, Dr. Leibovich, kidney cancer, Surgery, tattoo, tumor


December 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

“From worst to first” after kidney cancer surgery

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, Jasper Johnikin, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, Michael Blute M.D.


December 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Partial nephrectomy preserves kidney function after kidney cancer

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

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 · Leave a Comment

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

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

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


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