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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 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 31st, 2017

‘Blessed With Life,’ Cancer Survivor Vows to Live to the Fullest

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Jane Thomson endured chemotherapy, radiation and surgery to treat cancer once in 2011 and again in 2014. She reflects on the experience with gratitude for her Mayo Clinic care team while anticipating a promising future.

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Tags: Cancer care, Colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Adyr Moss, hematology, oncology, Transplant


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