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July 11, 2013

Anna’s Story: A Personal Approach to Cancer

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

At age 30, Anna Webster was a busy single mom juggling work and caring for her 11-year-old daughter. She didn’t have time to be sick. But after passing out one evening in the spring of 2009, she spent three days in a Jacksonville, Fla., emergency room while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong. […]

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December 25, 2012

Of Heroes and Gold Medals

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

John Greller was a swimming hero at the National Kidney Foundation Transplant Games. He gave his medals to his real heroes — his wife, his (donor) son, and the Mayo transplant team.

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Tags: 3786, 5324, 5335, 5417, John Greller, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


December 23, 2012

Grateful for his life and glad to help others

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

A liver transplant for primary sclerosing cholangitis brought new strength to Bruce Schwartau. “It’s a joy to be able to play a full 18 holes of golf. I know what it’s like to be weak, so I value my strength.”

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Tags: 2961, 3793, 5324, 5417, 5535, Bruce Schwartau, chronic liver disease, LifeSource, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic


December 8, 2012

Heart-double lung transplant

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

At Mayo Clinic, a transplant patient finds caregivers who truly care.

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Tags: 3790, 5324, 5417, Congenital heart defect, heart-double lung transplant, Mayo Clinic, Tara Kline


December 8, 2012

A heart transplant put him back in the race

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Every day, with every step: Transplant patient Dan Olson honors his heart donor with his life.

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Tags: 3782, 5252, 5324, 5335, 5417, cardiomyopathy, Dan Olson, Heart transplant, Mayo Clinic


December 7, 2012

Giving back after a successful stem cell transplant

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

After a successful stem cell transplant for stage 4 peripheral T-cell lymphoma, Wendy Hamilton turns her gratitude into action.

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Tags: 1036, 2146, 3740, 3981, 5234, 5335, 5417, Mayo Clinic, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Transplant Center, Wendy Hamilton


December 1, 2012

New technology makes heart transplant possible

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

By the time JoAnn Forster realized she’d had a heart attack, the damage was done. Then medical technology helped her bridge the gap to a new heart.

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Tags: 3782, 4661, 5324, 5417, Heart transplant, JoAnn Forster, Mayo Clinic, ventricular assist device


December 1, 2012

After successful kidney transplant, retiree is ‘Living the Dream’

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Kidney cancer threatened Bill Pearse’s life; a gift from his son gave it back.

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Tags: 2802, 3786, 5324, 5417, Bill Pearse, kidney cancer, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic


November 28, 2012

Coming full circle: Sharing a message of hope

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Ardell Lien sailed around the world powered by a heart and kidney transplanted at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 3782, 3786, 5324, 5417, Ardell Lien, Dr. Brooks Edwards, Heart transplant, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic


November 25, 2012

Father, son travel 3,000 miles for a kidney transplant

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

When Noor Hosein learned that a kidney disorder threatened his son’s life, he traveled from Trinidad to Mayo Clinic for a lifesaving transplant.

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Tags: 3786, 5324, 5335, 5417, Hasan Hosein, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic, Noor Hosein


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