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December 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Successful Cancer Treatment Leads to a New Career

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

After lengthy treatment for metastatic colon cancer, not only did Don Guillot emerge with the disease in remission, he also came away inspired to pursue a future in nursing.

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Tags: Colon Cancer, Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Kabir Mody, Dr. Ron Landmann


November 13, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Recovery Turns Into Cancer Battle for Avid Runner

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

                                    An avid runner, Judi Zitiello, 66, was forced into a six-week hiatus when she developed a meniscus tear in early 2014. The retired financial executive was always active – exercising, hosting dinner parties, and volunteering to run the JT Townsend […]

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Tags: Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Kristina DeMatas, Florida Campus, pancreas, Pancreatic Cancer, purple strides, Whipple


November 15, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Finding Coach Rudy

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

With no cure available, a Mayo patient finds comfort in a reunion with a former teacher whose words and encouragement had a lasting impact on his life. With some help from his Mayo physician.   Tim Ruettiger, a gym teacher and wrestling coach in New Lennox, Ill., had no idea what a lasting impression he […]

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Tags: 2241, 2250, 5279, 5299, 5334, Cancer, Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson, Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Mary O'Connor, hematology, liver cancer, Mayo Clinic in Florida


May 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Pancreatic Cancer Removed via Laparoscopic Surgery

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Mindy Cahn is living proof that pancreatic cancer can be beat. The odds can be daunting. According to the National Cancer Institute, the five-year survival rate for localized pancreatic cancer is 21 percent. For cancer that has spread, the survival rate is about 9 percent. Cahn, 60, had been diagnosed with a softball-sized cyst on […]

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Tags: 2254, 5334, Dr. Horacio Asbun, laparoscopic surgery, Mindy Cahn, Pancreatic Cancer


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