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March 4, 2013

Pleased Patient Shows Enduring Gratitude with Tattoo

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

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 […]

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, David Prochello, Dr. Leibovich, kidney cancer, Surgery, tattoo, tumor


December 19, 2012

“From worst to first” after kidney cancer surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, Jasper Johnikin, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, Michael Blute M.D.


December 18, 2012

“Green Light” Laser Surgery Treats BPH

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

For stock car racer Paul Hamernik, the “green light” came in the form of laser surgery to address an enlarged prostate.

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Tags: 2390, 5180, 5327, 5335, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Dr. Mynderse, laser PVP surgery, Mayo Clinic, Paul Hamernik


December 17, 2012

Prostate cancer treated with robotic surgical system

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

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.

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Tags: 1136, 2391, 5158, 5183, 5327, 5335, 5420, Dr. Igor Frank, Prostate Cancer, Randall Minion M.D., Robotic Surgery


November 26, 2012

Runner travels “cross-country” for experienced tumor-removal team

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Amy Haberman says Mayo Clinic gave her support, tenacity and hope — to fight her tumor and to run marathons again.

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Tags: 5327, 5335, Amy Haberman, Bradley Leibovich M.D., Mayo Clinic, noncanerous tumor


August 18, 2010

New bladder and a renewed joy of life

By CSMMayo csmmayo

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, […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 3640, 3719, 5163, 5327, 5335, 5336, Cancer, Patient Story


April 14, 2010

Sharing a Love for Running

By CSMMayo csmmayo

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 […]

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Tags: 3640, 4705, 5272, 5274, 5294, 5327, 5335, 5411, Neurofibromatosis, Neurological Surgery, Schwannomatosis, Urology


February 21, 2009

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

In last week’s Social Media Saturday post we introduced Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel and how you can view videos and pass them along to your family or friends who might find them interesting. But what if you want to share your story through video? One option is to contact our Mayo Clinic social media team when […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 4727, 5158, 5327, 5333, Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Grandma, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery, Snowboard


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