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May 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Genetic Testing Generates Optimism for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Jean Niven learned she had ovarian cancer, her desire to find a knowledgeable, compassionate physician led her to Mayo Clinic. Then, when her cancer returned, genetic information opened the door to fresh treatment options.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Tri Dinh, Gynecologic cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Ovarian cancer care


August 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Envisioning a Future Without Breast Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

With coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team and participation in a research clinical trial, Stacy Hanson is successfully combating a daunting breast cancer diagnosis.

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Tags: breast cancer, clinical trials, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, Dr. Sarvam TerKonda, Dr. Tri Dinh, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


January 30, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mother and Daughter Winning Battle With Cancer Despite Family History of the Disease

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Most of us have known someone with cancer, either in our family or with a friend or an acquaintance. But cancer can be particularly cruel when it seems to target a specific family over and over again. For the Zepeda family of Miami, cancer has stricken a mother, her daughter, a number of other family […]

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Tags: Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplant, Bilateral Masectomay, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Dr. Candido Rivera, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Sikander Ailawashi, multiple myeloma


November 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

A new beginning: Woman with rare disorder gets life back after stem cell transplant

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

After a successful stem cell transplant for a rare disorder, Cynthia Farmer has her life back.

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Tags: 1136, 2735, Cynthia Farmer, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Mayo Clinic, POEMS syndrome


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