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February 28, 2018

Light at the End of the Tunnel After Proton Beam Therapy

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Intensive treatment for brain cancer has given Nicholas Sloan the opportunity to continue exploring and enjoying life’s adventures. 

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Tags: brain tumor, Dr. Alyx Porter, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Maciej Mrugala, Dr. Terence Sio, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Proton Beam Therapy


January 17, 2017

Unable to Outpace Tumors, Karen Ramsey Fights Back With Attitude

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Courage. Optimism. Acceptance. Those are just a few of the attributes that define the determination of Karen Ramsey, whose rare medical condition makes her a member of an exclusive club. One to which she would much prefer not to belong. Karen has Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, or VHL, in which a gene mutation causes her body […]

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Tags: Dr. Alyx Porter, Dr. Donald Northfelt, Dr. Thai Ho, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Von Hippel-Lindau Clinic


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