Sharing Mayo Clinic

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August 20, 2010

Teen back in action after neurosurgery for spinal cord tumor

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice

In early 2009, Josh Johnson’s parents thought their 14-year-old’s back was likely sore from a few falls he’d taken while snowboarding competitively. They live in Afton, Minn. and Josh spends his winters snowboarding and his summers wakeboarding. However, after a couple months of complaining, they knew it must be something more. Josh couldn’t even bend over […]

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Tags: 1136, 3008, 5292, 5306, 5335, Cancer, Patient Story


February 8, 2010

“It really should be called The Mayo Family”

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

Andrew Mork is being treated at Mayo Clinic for juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma, a rare cancer of the brain and spinal cord. Andrew’s mother, Corrie, shared their Mayo Clinic last summer via e-mail, and they also decided to tell about their experience via video when Andrew was in Rochester for appointments. Mrs. Mork’s e-mail is below, along […]

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Tags: 1136, 2871, 3008, 3640, 3723, 5279, 5292, 5315, 5335, Astrocytoma, brain cancer, brain tumor


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