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September 1, 2022

Dawn’s Journey: Overcoming a near-zero survival rate

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Dawn Botsford was sitting in a chair at the hair salon in 2011 when her hairdresser commented on a spot on the top of her head. It was bug season in North Dakota, so Dawn didn’t think much of it. “When I told my hairdresser that, she said, ‘I really think you need to get […]

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Tags: Dawns Botsford, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Robert McWilliams, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Immunotherapy, melanoma, Tom Botsford


September 23, 2019

Innovative Treatment Moves Conner Beyond Cancer

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When Conner O’Brien was faced with daunting cancer treatment options that carried long-term side effects, his doctors referred him to Mayo Clinic. Today, because of the less-invasive and targeted treatments he was offered at Mayo, Conner’s tumor is gone, and his quality of life is excellent.

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Safia Ahmed, Dr. Scott Okuno, Head and neck surgery, Rhabdomyosarcoma


June 21, 2019

Skilled Care and Kindness Help Overcome a Rare Salivary Gland Tumor

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Susan Roupp’s tongue began cramping, she looked to Mayo Clinic to find the cause of this strange symptom. During her care team’s investigation, they uncovered a mass in Susan’s cheek that turned out to be an aggressive cancer. In addition to being grateful for the quick diagnosis and expert care, Susan was impressed by […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrea Leep Hunderfund, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Katharine Price, Dr. Stuart McCarter, Head and neck surgery, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Salivary gland tumors


June 10, 2019

Changing Careers After Cancer Treatment to Make a Difference for Others

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After going through a demanding regimen of cancer treatment, Jay Masters decided he wanted to use the experience to help others facing difficult health challenges. So he quit his job and came to work for Mayo Clinic. Editor’s note: When Jay Masters first came to Mayo Clinic, he was a patient receiving a difficult diagnosis […]

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology


May 29, 2019

Two Cancers, One Unified Multidisciplinary Care Team

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Joyce Gabbert came to Mayo Clinic for treatment of a rare form of head and neck cancer. But she soon learned that wasn’t the only cancer diagnosis she was facing. At that point, a coordinated care team came together to create a treatment plan that put Joyce on the path to becoming cancer-free.

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Garret Choby, Dr. Katharine Price, Dr. Michael Link, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, head and neck cancer, Head and neck surgery, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, thoracic surgery


November 16, 2018

Video Gives Patient With Tonsil Cancer Perspective, Hope

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Linda had been diagnosed with HPV-related tonsil cancer. When she came upon a video on social media featuring two Mayo Clinic doctors discussing an innovative treatment for the disease, the Georgia woman felt she’d been thrown a lifeline.

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Ma, Dr. Eric Moore, HPV, Oropharyngeal Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic, Tonsil Cancer


April 12, 2018

Retaining His Voice With Radical Treatment

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Jeff Krajacic was shocked to learn that a rare form of bone cancer was to blame for changes in his voice. He was even more stunned when he found out that the malignancy, and the problems it caused, could be treated using a piece of his ear.

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Tags: Chondrosarcoma, Dr. Eric Moore, otorhinolaryngology


January 31, 2018

Quick Action Paves the Way for Healing and Recovery

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In their quest for clear answers and an accurate diagnosis, an Illinois couple received prompt attention and compassionate care at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Ashish Chintakuntlawar, Dr. Daniel Ma, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Kathryn Van Abel, Dr. Kerry Olsen, Head and neck surgery, otorhinolaryngology, Robotic Surgery, throat cancer


November 14, 2017

Treatment for Throat Cancer Gives Dentist New Point of View

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After undergoing robotic surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy as part of a clinical trial to treat cancer, Bruce Trulson has gained a new understanding of how he can better care for his own patients.

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Daniel Ma, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Jay Mitchell, Dr. Katharine Price, otorhinolaryngology, throat cancer


October 4, 2013

Mark Gilbertson 2.0 – Putting the Pieces Together Again

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After a terrible accident left him barely alive and in need of major reconstruction, Mark Gilbertson found the right team at Mayo Clinic to help piece things back together again. He shares his story below.   My name is Mark Gilbertson, and here’s my story. I am originally from Brainerd, Minn. I joined the Air […]

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Tags: 3888, 5146, 5297, 5308, 5335, dental implants, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Kevin Arce, jaw surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, otorhinolaryngology


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