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July 19, 2013

Harmonica Helps Pulmonary and Lung-Transplant Patients Breath Easier

By Lauren Venoy Lauren Venoy

After surviving two separate lung transplant procedures in 2005 and 2008, musician Larry Rawdon is sharing new ways of healing through music with other patients at Mayo Clinic in Florida. It was, after all, music that led him to Mayo Clinic and aided in his recovery after he was diagnosed in 2002 with idiopathic pulmonary […]

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Tags: 3790, 5254, 5314, 5324, 5334, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, Cesar Keller, Florida, Harmonica, Larry Rawdon, lung transplant


November 21, 2012

You can’t hit a moving target

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Adventures call and Earlene Taylor still answers, thanks to Mayo doctors who helped her beat lung cancer again.

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Tags: 3781, 5251, 5254, 5333, Dr. Jaroszewski, Earlene Taylor, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic


October 27, 2011

Ricky Rinehart: Raising Funds for Cancer Research One Mile at a Time

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

As he biked 213 miles of desert between Yuma, Ariz., and Phoenix in temperatures above 90 degrees, Ricky Reinhart thought a lot about moving forward. Much the same as he did a year ago as he laid in a bed at Mayo Clinic Hospital recovering from surgery for esophageal cancer. To celebrate his “first birthday” […]

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Tags: 1136, 3169, 4718, 5254, 5279, 5323, 5333, cardiothoracic surgery, esophageal cancer, esophagectomy, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix


March 1, 2011

New Heart instead of a Honeymoon

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Instead of honeymooning in Ireland, Adam Janusz and his wife, Saori, took a journey of the heart. Janusz, then 32, was diagnosed with a rare heart ailment, requiring ventricular assist devices (VAD) to keep his heart pumping. Eventually, he’d need a heart transplant. The couple’s odyssey started when they’d been married for less than two […]

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Tags: 1472, 5254, 5324, 5333, Arizona, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Honeymoon, Mayo Clinic, Saori Janusz, Transplant, VAD


June 26, 2009

Date Night

By Lynn Closway Lynn Closway

‘Date Night’ Takes on New Meaning for Heart Patient at Mayo Clinic in Arizona It would be hard to ignore the elephant in the room. This “elephant” happens to be the 400-pound artificial heart machine that is keeping alive a very special patient at Mayo Clinic in Arizona — a 41-year-old husband and father of […]

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Tags: 3782, 5252, 5254, 5333, Arizona, Cardiology, Patient Stories


May 22, 2009

Cindy’s Story: Finding Answers at Mayo After Nearly a Decade of Health Issues

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

After spending most of the last decade in and out of physicians’ offices looking for solutions to her medical problems, Cindy Hansen turned to the Mayo Clinic for answers. She was very tired and very ill, but her symptoms weren’t related to any specific illness. Cindy was told that she might have fibromyalgia, hyperthyroidism, Lyme […]

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Tags: 1488, 5254, 5334, cardiovascular, Florida, Mayo Clinic


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