January 12, 2021
A cavernous malformation threatened to upend Allison Nilsen’s dance career. Surgery was an option, but at what cost? Her team at Mayo created a plan to monitor Allison’s condition and let her pursue her dreams. At Mayo Clinic, patient care plans are not one-size-fits-all. Allison Nilsen’s story is a prime example of that. When she […]
January 21, 2019
Kandie Nelson didn’t know she had a medical problem until the moment she wasn’t able to speak clearly. Now Kandie and her family are helping researchers learn more about the abnormally formed blood vessels that triggered her symptoms.
December 7, 2012
When Dan Smith experienced numbness in his hand, arm and cheek, he came to Mayo Clinic where doctors diagnosed a cavernous malformation.