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February 5, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Aggressive Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Yields Outstanding Outcome

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Rita Krueger found out she had pancreatic cancer, the outlook seemed bleak. Then she met a Mayo Clinic physician who was willing to go beyond the standard treatment to achieve remarkable results.

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Tags: Biopsy, chemotherapy, CT scan, diabetes, Dr. Mark Truty, Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MRI, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, PET scan


July 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment

A Sister’s Love Saves A Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

As a lifelong smoker, Sue Franken had resigned herself to the unhealthy habit. But that changed when Sue followed through on a promise she made to her sister.

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Tags: CT scan, Dr. David Midthun, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, lung cancer, Lung Cancer Screening, Nicotine Dependence Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, thoracic surgery, varenicline


June 27, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Small Bump becomes Big Problem

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

What began as a small, painless bump turned into a grueling 9.5-hour surgery for 3-year-old Caleb Ragaller (now 6). Caleb was born with a nasal dermoid cyst. Because superficial dermoid cysts are typically slow-growing and can be removed without complication, Caleb’s treatment plan appeared to be pretty straightforward. “We would go in for normal checkups […]

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Tags: 5267, 5292, 5294, 5306, 5335, Caleb Ragaller, CT scan, Dana Mara Thompson, dermoid cyst, Marc Patterson, Tina Ragaller


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