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January 25, 2013

Physician Documents his Cancer Survival, Grateful to Mayo Clinic

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, an ophthalmologist from Lincoln, Nebraska. I noted a small asymptomatic mass on the right side of my neck in December 2006. When needle biopsy established it to be a poorly differentiated metastatic cancer of unknown origin, I asked a colleague for a referral to the institution best equipped to […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 5267, 5335, Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, Dr. Kerry Olsen, ENT, metastatic cancer, Neck, Surgery, throat cancer


January 15, 2013

Unraveling the Mystery of Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

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 […]

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Tags: 5267, 5335, balance, Dr. Charles Beatty, Dr. Daniel Blum, ear, hearing, otorhinolaryngology, Round Window Occlusion, Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, Surgery, Wendy Tapper


December 26, 2012

“I wanted to do something for myself”

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Heidi wanted to reward herself for getting through a hard time in her life. Her choice: cosmetic surgery.

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Tags: 3989, 5187, 5267, 5309, 5335, cosmetic surgery, Heidi Hockel, Mayo Clinic, Nho Tran, Oren Friedman, plastic surgery


December 17, 2012

Rare congenital subglottic stenosis treated with airway reconstruction surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

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.

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Tags: 5167, 5267, 5306, 5335, airway reconstruction, Dana Thompson M.D., Mayo Clinic, Ryan Chubbuck, subglottic stenosis


December 4, 2012

Volunteer Firefighter threatened by Tongue Tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

A tongue tumor threatened to cut short this volunteer firefighter’s life, but surgery and radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic saved his life.

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Tags: 1136, 3723, 5224, 5267, 5279, 5315, 5335, 5343, 5419, David Farrell, ENT, head and neck cancer


December 3, 2012

Cancer & Coordinated Approach to Care

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Coordinated approach to care brings results for business school professor.

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Tags: 1136, 3723, 5224, 5267, 5279, 5315, 5335, 5343, ENT, head and neck cancer, Jim Donnelly, Mayo Clinic


November 19, 2012

Laser microsurgery for throat cancer preserves voice, function

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Transoral laser microsurgery was the right choice for throat cancer patient Danny Snodgrass.

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Tags: 3325, 5267, 5335, Danny Snodgrass, Dr. Eric Moore, Mayo Clinic, throat cancer


March 28, 2012

Never Give Up On Your Health – Sniffing out a Discovery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

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, […]

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Tags: 5267, 5335, bone growth, Dr. Grant Hamilton III, ENT, Katie Little, Mayo Clinic, nasal, nose, otorhinolaryngology, spur, Surgery


March 6, 2012

Cancer Survivor Bikes the Desert to Deliver Donation

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

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 […]

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Tags: 1136, 3169, 5267, 5279, 5333, esophageal cancer, Rickey Rinehart


March 1, 2012

Singing Praise After New Esophageal Cancer Treatment

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

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 […]

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Tags: 1136, 3169, 5267, 5275, 5279, 5334, Cancer, esophageal cancer, Jorge Rivera


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