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March 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Cameron’s New Way Forward After Rare Disease Diagnoses

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Cameron Kaipainen and his parents spent years searching for explanations to his ongoing and confusing medical problems. It wasn’t until arriving at Mayo Clinic in Arizona that the true nature of Cameron’s condition was uncovered, giving the family the priceless gift of knowledge.

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Tags: 7q11.23 duplication syndrome, Clinical Genomics, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Schwannoma, Schwannomatosis


August 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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 · Leave a Comment

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 · 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


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