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November 15th, 2017

Double Cancer Diagnosis Leads Arizona Couple to Mayo Clinic for Care

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When Vincent and Sandra Streech were diagnosed with cancer, the husband and wife turned to Mayo Clinic. The pair each received treatment through clinical trials, and today the future looks more promising for both of them.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Clinic, clinical trial, Dr. Barbara Pockaj, Dr. Donald Northfelt, Dr. Helen Ross, lung cancer


November 10th, 2017

Gaining Fresh Perspective Via Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

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Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Sara Martinek persevered through treatment with the support of her family, friends and care team, and she came out on the other side with a new appreciation for what matters in life.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Mayo Clinic Health System


November 6th, 2017

Mastectomy Can’t Keep Marianne Huebner Out of Competitive Weightlifting

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When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Marianne Huebner feared her days of competitive weightlifting were over. Her care team at Mayo Clinic had other ideas.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Dr. Andrea Cheville, Dr. James Jakub, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


October 31st, 2017

Emerging From Mastectomy With a Healthy Body Image Intact

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When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Margaret Pelikan had two goals: to get rid of the disease and to feel normal afterward. Her team at Mayo Clinic helped her accomplish both.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Dr. Amy Degnim, Dr. Valerie Lemaine


October 23rd, 2017

Freed From Lymphedema by Unique, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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  Joni Carithers was forced to deal with swelling in her arm due to lymphedema for years following breast cancer surgery. But in 2016, microsurgery at Mayo Clinic finally relieved the discomfort that had vexed her for so long.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Antonio Forte, Lymphedema, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


October 9th, 2017

Effective Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer Calls for Customized Care

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Thirty-five-year old mother of three is amazed to find her cancer in remission thanks to her Mayo Clinic team’s knowledge and individualized care.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Clinic, Dr. Matthew Goetz


October 2nd, 2017

Leah Nelms Feels Like Herself Again After Comprehensive Care for Breast Cancer

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After experiencing serious complications due to cancer treatment, Leah Nelms needed a team of experts who could work together to provide her with wide-ranging care. She found that team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Cardiology, Dr. Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Ivan Porter, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Dr. Sanjay Bagaria, nephrology, oncology, Radiation Oncology


August 9th, 2017

Overwhelmed, Breast Cancer Patient Finds Answer in Mayo’s Centralized Care and Treatment

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Renee Hill had received opinions from other health care facilities but desperately wanted to have her medical care centralized and coordinated. “My gut was telling me Mayo was where I needed to go,” she says. 

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Marcia Venegas Pont, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Dr. Oscar Manrique, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, Dr. Tina Hieken, Mayo Breast Clinic


June 1st, 2017

College Professor Beats Breast Cancer With Her Hometown Team

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Throughout surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for breast cancer, Polly Browne knew she could rely on the expertise of her multidisciplinary health care team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

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Tags: Andreas Cancer Center, breast cancer, Dr. Albert Harris, Dr. David Owens, Dr. Stephan Thomé, Dr. Susan Laabs, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


January 20th, 2017

After Loss, Cancer Survivor Finds Strength in Community and Giving Back

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Editor’s Note: Carol Phillips is an IT analyst/programmer at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus. . She shares her experience and why she travels to Florida to support the annual 26.2 with DONNA Marathon . My breast cancer journey started on April Fool’s Day — April  1, 2011. Only it wasn’t a joke. My routine yearly mammogram came […]

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Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer marathon


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