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February 28, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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 · Leave a Comment

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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