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December 23, 2019

Rare Tumor Triggers Life-Threatening Medical Ordeal

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Diagnosed with a rare neuroendocrine tumor while she was pregnant, Dr. Staci Tanouye and her husband, Dr. Amit Merchea, turned to a team of Mayo Clinic specialists to safeguard Dr. Tanouye’s health and that of their baby. Under that expert care, their son was safely delivered and the tumor successfully removed.

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Tags: Dr Carl Rose, Dr. Amit Merchea, Dr. David Larson, Dr. Geoffrey Thompson, Dr. William Young Jr., Fetal and Maternal Care, Neuroendocrine tumors

August 31, 2018

Colon Cancer Treatment Provides More Time to Celebrate the Everyday

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Diagnosed with advanced colon cancer, Amy Figgs was told there was little that could be done. Unwilling to accept that, Amy sought a second opinion at Mayo Clinic. There her care team crafted a treatment plan that has renewed her hope for the future.

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Tags: Colon Cancer, Dr. Amit Merchea, Dr. Justin Burns, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL

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