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February 29th, 2016

Professional Outdoorsman Lives Life to the Fullest After Liver Transplant

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Being diagnosed with bile duct cancer that eventually necessitated a liver transplant wasn’t enough to keep Steve Woodford down for long. A South African native living in Utah, Steve is professional skydiving instructor, backpacker and canyon guide in Zion National Park. He has always lived on the edge with his active outdoors lifestyle. Getting sick […]

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Tags: Bile Duct Cancer, breast cancer, Florida Campus, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


November 29th, 2012

Novel treatment leads to liver transplant for bile duct cancer

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Doug Yaus says you have to be involved in your care — and never give up hope — even when your options seem to have come to an end.

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Tags: 2961, 3793, 3980, 5217, 5324, 5335, Bile Duct Cancer, Doug Yaus, Gregory Gores M.D., Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic


July 11th, 2010

Waiting… for a second chance at life

By Cynthia Nelson Weiss cynthia nelson

While I’m not a musician – or for that fact, musically inclined in any capacity – I now share something in common with Gregg Allman, the rock and roll legend: A second chance at life thanks to an organ donation.

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3719, 3793, 5217, 5324, 5334, Allman Brothers, Bile Duct Cancer, Cholangiocarcinoma, Gregg Allman, Liver Transplant


January 28th, 2010

A Gift of Love, and Life

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

Many people can relate to making some type of sacrifice for the one they love. For some, it’s a move far away from family and friends. For others, it’s changing jobs or schools to be closer to their beloved. For 46 year-old Don Schwabe from Boise, Idaho, it was giving a part of himself he […]

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Tags: 1136, 2961, 3793, 5217, 5335, Bile Duct Cancer, Live Donor Transplant, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Transplant


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