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April 10, 2019

Battling a Brain Tumor, Finding Grace

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As a pastor, Johann Lochner believes his life’s journey is guided by a higher power. Nowhere was that knowledge made clearer for Johann than at Mayo Clinic, where he encountered a team of physicians whose care and surgical talents in removing an insidious brain tumor gave him his life back.

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Tags: awake brain surgery, Dr. Michael Ruff, Dr. Terence Burns, Lynch Syndrome


December 10, 2016

Successful Brain Cancer Surgery Puts Sunshine Back in a Young Mom’s World

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When Tyson Cluever, a 32-year-old mother of two from Benson, Minnesota, learned that she had an aggressive brain cancer, her first thought was of her children. At just nine months and five years old, her sons stood to lose one of the most important people in their lives if she were to share the fate […]

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Tags: awake brain surgery, brain tumor, Dr. Ian Parney, glioblastoma, neurologic surgery


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