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July 23, 2013

For patient in Honolulu, Mayo Clinic is just one click away

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Living in Hawaii definitely has its benefits — the beautiful scenery, the tropical weather, the ocean. But, what if you are living with a chronic condition and there aren’t any specialists on the island? For Traci Downs, the answer was Mayo Clinic and Patient Online Services, a tool that enables patients to connect with Mayo […]

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Tags: 2961, Hawaii, Internet, Mayo Clinic, patient app, patient online services, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Traci Downs


December 23, 2012

Grateful for his life and glad to help others

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

A liver transplant for primary sclerosing cholangitis brought new strength to Bruce Schwartau. “It’s a joy to be able to play a full 18 holes of golf. I know what it’s like to be weak, so I value my strength.”

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Tags: 2961, 3793, 5324, 5417, 5535, Bruce Schwartau, chronic liver disease, LifeSource, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic


November 29, 2012

Novel treatment leads to liver transplant for bile duct cancer

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Doug Yaus says you have to be involved in your care — and never give up hope — even when your options seem to have come to an end.

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Tags: 2961, 3793, 3980, 5217, 5324, 5335, Bile Duct Cancer, Doug Yaus, Gregory Gores M.D., Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic


January 28, 2010

A Gift of Love, and Life

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

Many people can relate to making some type of sacrifice for the one they love. For some, it’s a move far away from family and friends. For others, it’s changing jobs or schools to be closer to their beloved. For 46 year-old Don Schwabe from Boise, Idaho, it was giving a part of himself he […]

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Tags: 1136, 2961, 3793, 5217, 5335, Bile Duct Cancer, Live Donor Transplant, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Transplant


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