March 4, 2013
David Prochello is no stranger to getting tattoos. He builds custom choppers, he has tats on his arms and a large one on his upper back inscribed: “I am my own role model.” So when Prochello, of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, received drug therapy and surgery at Mayo Clinic to treat kidney cancer, he felt […]
December 19, 2012
Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.
December 18, 2012
For stock car racer Paul Hamernik, the “green light” came in the form of laser surgery to address an enlarged prostate.
December 17, 2012
Diagnosed with prostate cancer at a relatively young age, Dr. Randall Minion chose robotic surgery as the best way to maintain his full, active lifestyle. Read Randall’s story.
November 26, 2012
Amy Haberman says Mayo Clinic gave her support, tenacity and hope — to fight her tumor and to run marathons again.
August 18, 2010
As a semi-retired financier living with his wife on the Isle of Man, Andrew Ashworth is used to frequent travels around the world. Rochester, Minnesota was not on his map until Spring 2009, when he visited a local hospital on the British island for a stomach complaint. He suspected gallstones, which his doctor did find, […]
April 14, 2010
My story began in November 1993 when I was referred to Mayo Clinic with two abdominal tumors that were potentially cancerous. No tests indicated cancer, but as I was prepared for surgery, I was told that pathology would examine the tumors. If there was cancer, I might lose one or both kidneys because of the […]