January 15, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Imagine listening in real time to the thump, thump of your own heartbeat, the rush of your blood pulsing through your veins, and even the slightest twitch of your eyes – all in surround sound. Those are but a few of the symptoms that Wendy Tapper was experiencing when she arrived at the Mayo Clinic […]
December 26, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Heidi wanted to reward herself for getting through a hard time in her life. Her choice: cosmetic surgery.
December 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Ryan Chubbuck was born with an extremely narrow airway, a life-threatening condition. An innovative airway reconstruction procedure has left Ryan, and his parents, breathing easy.
December 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment
A tongue tumor threatened to cut short this volunteer firefighter’s life, but surgery and radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic saved his life.
December 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Coordinated approach to care brings results for business school professor.
November 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Transoral laser microsurgery was the right choice for throat cancer patient Danny Snodgrass.
March 28, 2012 · Leave a Comment
My name is Katie Little and I am 28 years old. I have experienced many nasal problems throughout my life, including two nose fractures and, over the last 10 years, have experienced significant difficulty breathing at night. I tried a variety of methods to alleviate my problem, such as nasal sprays, acupuncture, fans, Neti Pots, […]
March 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment
To celebrate his “first birthday” after treatment for esophageal cancer, Ricky Rinehart, 54, rode his bike to Mayo Clinic — 213 miles across the desert from his home in Yuma to Phoenix, Ariz. Thirteen friends, family and co-workers joined him for the two-day ride last October. They delivered more than $10,000 in donations for cancer […]
March 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Esophageal cancer took Jorge Rivera, 47, by surprise. An auto loan manager and a father of three, he had a full life and a passion for performing sacred music with his family. Rivera, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, had “the usual” heartburn symptoms from what he describes as a typical Puerto Rican diet. But a […]