January 8, 2014
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 […]
January 7, 2014
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 […]
December 29, 2012
Radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery put Miami scuba diver back in the water.
December 22, 2012
Radiation therapy and surgery put a stop to aggressive anaplastic thyroid cancer.
December 17, 2012
“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 […]
December 10, 2012
A rare brain tumor couldn’t stop Laurie Beach from enjoying the life she dreamed of.
December 4, 2012
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
Coordinated approach to care brings results for business school professor.
September 13, 2011
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 […]
February 8, 2010
By Lee Aase
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 […]