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January 8, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Richard Rubenstein: Overcoming Rectal Cancer

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

A routine colonoscopy in 2007 saved Richard Rubenstein’s life. Richard, a retired executive from Scottsdale, Ariz., had expected to receive a clean bill of health, especially since he had no alarming symptoms or any family history of colorectal malignancies. Instead he received shocking news – he had stage 3 rectal cancer. Richard decided to pursue his […]

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3719, 3723, 3779, 5279, 5315, 5333, Arizona, Cancer, chemotherapy, colorectal surgery


January 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Ginette’s Top Tips for Breast Cancer Patients and Those Who Love Them

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

Ginette Weiner began her fight against breast cancer in 2008, and underwent surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. She is a patient at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and under the ongoing care of Donald Northfelt, M.D. She brings a fresh, honest and engaging perspective to patients and their loved ones with the following advice for breast cancer patients and their families. Advice for Loved Ones 1.  Do not tell […]

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Tags: 2375, 3640, 3719, 4728, 4729, 5315, 5335, Arizona, breast cancer, Cancer, chemotherapy, Donald Northfelt


December 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Scuba diving and fine dining are still on the menu for Miami man with neck cancer

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery put Miami scuba diver back in the water.

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Tags: 1136, 5276, 5279, 5315, 5335, cancer treatment, John Saviano, Mayo Clinic, radiation therapy, tonsil tumor


December 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Family Pressure Brings Timely Treatment

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Radiation therapy and surgery put a stop to aggressive anaplastic thyroid cancer.

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Tags: 1136, 2298, 3723, 5266, 5279, 5315, 5335, Dr. Ian D. Hay, Dr. Robert L. Foote, Dr. Scott H. Okuno, Mayo Clinic, radiation therapy


December 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

A Young Woman’s Battle Against Breast Cancer – One Day at a Time

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

  “I think it’s cancer,” are not words that anyone, especially a 29 year old nurse recently relocated to Arizona, expects to hear. Jennifer McGoldrick faced these words and the eventual diagnosis of breast cancer shortly after moving to Scottsdale to continue her nursing career at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She shares her journey of undergoing multiple […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 3640, 3719, 4728, 5250, 5315, 5333, Alanna Rebecca, Arizona, breast cancer, chemotherapy


December 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rare brain tumor couldn’t stop her

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

A rare brain tumor couldn’t stop Laurie Beach from enjoying the life she dreamed of.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 3723, 5237, 5266, 5279, 5292, 5297, 5315, 5335, brain tumor, germ cell cancer


December 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Volunteer Firefighter threatened by Tongue Tumor

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

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 · Leave a Comment

Cancer & Coordinated Approach to Care

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

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


September 13, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Trial Lawyer Treated for Cancer on Vocal Cords

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Jim Zloch is a trial lawyer from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. He was diagnosed in Florida for cancer on his vocal cords. He sought a second opinion and ultimately, treatment at Mayo Clinic in 2006. Jim talks about going through six weeks of radiation treatment and seeing both Dr. Kerry Olsen and Dr. Robert Foote. He […]

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3723, 5267, 5279, 5315, 5335, Cancer, Florida, Jim Zloch, Kerry Olsen, lawyer


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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