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February 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Patient, Staffer Run Phoenix 10K Together

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Mayo Clinic patient Don Salamone is proof that being in great shape before undergoing a heart transplant can enhance recovery. Even while tethered to a ventricular assist device that kept his heart functioning until the transplant surgery, he pushed himself to work out on a stationary bike for two hours daily and walked several miles […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, cardiomyopathy, Heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


January 16, 2015 · Leave a Comment

New Procedure Helps Patient Strike Back Against Cancer

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Bill Steele, a patient at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus, shares his story about his battle against Stage 4A cancer in the throat area without undergoing radiation or chemotherapy. In the video he produced, he explains how his surgical care team, led by Michael Hinni, M.D., a Mayo head and neck cancer surgeon, used transoral laser microsurgery […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Transoral Laser Microsurgery


January 7, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Facing Breast Cancer: Lynn Gallett’s story

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

When Lynn Gallett was diagnosed with breast cancer, she had a number of concerns and decisions to make. In the video below, Lynn discusses the process and her experience at Mayo Clinic. HELPFUL LINKS: Learn more about triple negative breast cancer. Explore Mayo’s Department of Oncology. Join a conversation on Mayo Clinic Connect. Request an […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, breast cancer, chemotherapy, Dr. Barbara Pockaj, Dr. Donald Northfelt


January 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Becoming Whole Again After Cancer Treatment

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

Kristine Long, a patient at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus, has had an incredible journey as a three-time Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor. In the course of her struggle, she has also overcome congestive heart failure and subsequent voice impairment. In the video below, she explains how the care provided by her Mayo Clinic physicians, James Slack, M.D., a hematologist; D. […]

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Tags: Arizona Campus, Hodgkins lymphoma, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Voice Impairment


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