May 4, 2020
For years, Joey Del Toro has lived with medical conditions that have affected his abilities and appearance. But Joey hasn’t let his health concerns define him. Instead, he’s focused his energy on moving beyond them and excelling at the sports he loves.
December 28, 2018
A seasoned traveler, Lou Appignani relishes exploration and discovery. So when he was diagnosed with an inflammatory condition that affects his skin, he and his wife, Laurie, decided to contribute to medical research at Mayo Clinic to help dermatology experts unravel the mysteries behind skin disorders.
March 26, 2018
John Murphy, a Mayo Clinic Public Affairs specialist, wasn’t expecting his friend and co-worker, Carol Lammers, to remark on an age spot on his forehead, but he’s glad she did.
February 8, 2018
When Michael Rybak began to have trouble moving his arms, he feared his days of enjoying the outdoors may be over. But his team at Mayo Clinic was able to diagnosis and successfully treat his rare condition. Now he’s back to doing what he loves.
November 25, 2015
Diagnosed with a rare disease, livedoid vasculopathy, Cheryl Sturdevant turned to Mayo Clinic for help. Then she turned to helping others. When Cheryl Sturdevant found out she had livedoid vasculopathy, she had no idea what it was. An uncommon disorder, livedoid vasculopathy affects the skin. For no clear reason, it often causes deep wounds in […]
November 15, 2013
I was first diagnosed with Melanoma in 2004. Then in 2008 the melanoma started metastasizing quickly. After having 4 different surgeries to remove the tumors, my local doctor strongly suggested that I go to the Mayo Clinic for further treatments. The melanoma had spread to my liver TWICE and the doctors were able to save […]
July 24, 2013
Summer’s here and I’m ready to be outside. Whether it’s going to the beach, attending sporting events, or just strolling downtown, I’ve been looking forward to having fun in the sun. After all, having grown up in Florida, I love being outside. But after being on the job at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville – which […]
March 25, 2009
By Melanie Ryan
From my office window where I work in Education at Mayo Clinic, I see the massive Gonda Building. And from nine in the morning until noon, the sunlight reflects off the windows, revealing the scene inside, and I watch it unfold before me. Patients sit and doze in the sunlight, people walk to their appointments, […]