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June 22, 2018

2 Teams, 1 Mission: Defeat Breast Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, Elena Blevins worked with providers at Phoenix Indian Medical Center and Mayo Clinic through a collaboration that provides patients with comprehensive cancer care.

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Tags: Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy, Breast Clinic, clinical trials, Dr. Donald Northfelt, Dr. Richard Gray, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Phoenix Indian Medical Center

November 15, 2017

Double Cancer Diagnosis Leads Arizona Couple to Mayo Clinic for Care

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

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

October 9, 2017

Effective Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer Calls for Customized Care

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

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

September 29, 2016

A Male Mammogram Brings Relief, Life and Marketing Lessons

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

By Marty Weintraub Editor’s Note: Marty Weintraub, an entrepreneur, author, speaker and musician, came to Mayo Clinic in 2015 for a mammogram after noticing a lump on his chest. He wrote a compelling account of the experience on his blog, and gave us permission to repost his story.  From a San Francisco truffle shop to an upscale St. Paul […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Clinic, Dr. Loni Neal, mammogram

October 14, 2011

Breast Cancer Treatment: It’s a Project and You are the Project Manager

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

Written by Karen Brown, Ph.D., Professor of Operations and Project Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management Anyone facing or experiencing cancer treatment can relate to the idea that it’s a project: a set of coordinated activities aimed at a goal. There are actually two goals involved: 1) make it through treatment in the best physical […]

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Tags: 1136, 5279, 5333, Arizona, breast cancer, Breast Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories

October 5, 2011

The Breast Clinic is Now on Facebook

By jasonpratt jasonpratt (@jasonpratt)

It’s fitting that we launch our new Breast Clinic Facebook page during October, breast cancer awareness month. Visit the page at to see some of the events Mayo Clinic is sponsoring, as well as to keep up with what’s new in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and research through our videos, stories and posts. The […]

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Tags: breast cancer marathon, Breast Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida

October 21, 2009

Is that a lump? Now what?

By Yvette martin Yvette martin (@yvette martin)

When there is critical information that we don’t know, we run the risk of listening to hearsay, considering myths to be facts, not knowing the truth, and left to deal with the consequences. When it comes to breast cancer, Mayo Clinic wants you to know. Please join Mayo Clinic and other Phoenix area community partners […]

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Tags: African-Americans, breast cancer, Breast Clinic, Minorities and Cancer

April 3, 2009

Rapid Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Pam’s Story

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Pam N from Michigan submitted her story via email this week, saying: “I am sharing my Mayo Clinic story with you in hopes that it will help other women who may be diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer. Inflammatory Breast Cancer is the most aggressive form of breast cancer. So a quick diagnosis and treatment is […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 3719, 4050, 5250, 5335, breast cancer, Breast Clinic, Cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, mammogram, Mastitis

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