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November 15th, 2017

Double Cancer Diagnosis Leads Arizona Couple to Mayo Clinic for Care

By 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


June 4th, 2016

Moving Beyond a Painful Decade – New Technology Offers Respite From Debilitating Leg Pain

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

In the fall of 2014, Gary Sorcic was desperate. Severe, unrelenting pain in his legs had tormented him for 10 years. He was ready to take extreme measures. “I told my doctor that if he had to cut my spinal cord and put me in a wheelchair to get rid of the pain, that’s what […]

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Tags: chronic pain, clinical trial, Dr Charles Loprinzi, Nerve Pain, Pain Rehabilitation, Scrambler Therapy


October 26th, 2015

Clinical Trial Testing Virus Therapy Gives New Hope to Melanoma Patient

By Paul Scotti pscotti

A diagnosis of stage IV melanoma can be a frightening prospect, with surgery and chemotherapy often an integral part of the treatment regimen. But Frank Moseley, a Jacksonville, Florida, native with an advanced melanoma diagnosis, was eager to do whatever it takes, even going beyond the norm, to give him the best chance of recovery. […]

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Tags: clinical trial, melanoma


May 16th, 2014

Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Finds Her Niche, Gives Back to Help Others

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Written by Eunice Nishimura My journey started innocently enough as a neck strain I received while playing with my daughter’s golden retriever in October 2010. As the year ended, the discomfort had increased, and I sought out my physician in January 2011. He set up appointments for MRI and MRA exams. Once done, I quickly […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, clinical trial, Dr. Helen Ross, Dr. Steven Schild, Giving, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Patient Stories


April 3rd, 2013

Mayo’s caring attitude brings hope to patient

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Jim Brooks was vacationing with his family in Spain when suddenly he couldn’t speak for 10 minutes and wound up in the hospital. Jim and his wife Louanne decided together they wanted to return to their Minnesota home and Mayo Clinic. Jim was diagnosed in August 2012 at Mayo Clinic with glioblastoma, stage 4 brain […]

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Tags: 1136, 2871, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5279, 5292, 5335, brain cancer, chemotherapy, clinical trial, Dr. Joon Uhm


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