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August 14, 2019

From Tumor to Toddler: A Montana Man’s Path to Fatherhood

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As a newlywed couple trying to have a baby, Derin and Sandra Gebhardt were anxious and worried when they failed to conceive. But Mayo Clinic surgeons provided new hope after successfully removing a tumor near Derin’s brain that was the cause of their infertility and the root of his other health problems.

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Tags: Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Devyani Lal, pituitary tumor


August 10, 2018

Early Detection Sparks Swift Treatment for Brain Aneurysm

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Keith Bruno’s family history of aneurysms prompted his primary care physician to order a CT scan during a routine physical. That test and the surgery that followed it saved Keith’s life.

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Tags: Brain Aneurysm, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Pelagia Kouloumberis, Dr. Richard Engle, Neurosurgery


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


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