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November 29th, 2017

Microsurgery Provides Much-Needed Relief to Teen With Lymphedema

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Hobbled with painful ankle swelling for a year, Amanda Garrett finally found answers and a solution at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Antonio Forte, Lymphedema, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


October 23rd, 2017

Freed From Lymphedema by Unique, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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  Joni Carithers was forced to deal with swelling in her arm due to lymphedema for years following breast cancer surgery. But in 2016, microsurgery at Mayo Clinic finally relieved the discomfort that had vexed her for so long.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Antonio Forte, Lymphedema, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


October 2nd, 2017

Leah Nelms Feels Like Herself Again After Comprehensive Care for Breast Cancer

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After experiencing serious complications due to cancer treatment, Leah Nelms needed a team of experts who could work together to provide her with wide-ranging care. She found that team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Cardiology, Dr. Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Ivan Porter, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Dr. Sanjay Bagaria, nephrology, oncology, Radiation Oncology


November 18th, 2016

Relieving Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment With Microsurgery

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In May 2013, at age 47, Angenette Monroe was diagnosed with invasive cancer in her left breast. After six months of chemotherapy, she had a mastectomy as part of her treatment plan. The former gastroenterology technologist had participated in many medical procedures and was well aware of the challenges people can face after surgery. But […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Dawn Mussallem, Florida Campus, Lymphedema, mastectomy, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


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