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December 20, 2012

Surgery helps Jody get control of her life

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Two jobs, four kids and myasthenia gravis — this young mother does a remarkable job of managing a busy life and a serious neuromuscular disease.

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Tags: 2332, 5292, 5323, 5335, Dr. Brian Crum, grave muscle weakness, Jody Wobbe, Mayo Clinic, myasthenia gravis


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


May 10, 2010

When John Gillis got esophageal cancer, he trusted Mayo Clinic

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

John Gillis went to “the best place possible” when he got esophageal cancer and got a result that he never imagined. The persistent stomach pain caught John Gillis by surprise. The active 53-year-old had rarely been sick a day in his life. He sought care from a doctor in his hometown of Fishers, Ind., who […]

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Tags: 1136, 3169, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5275, 5323, 5335, Cancer, Patient Story


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