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August 20, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Teen back in action after neurosurgery for spinal cord tumor

By Elizabeth Rice 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 · Leave a Comment

“It really should be called The Mayo Family”

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

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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