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September 11, 2019

Beating Pancreatic Cancer With a Fresh Approach to Treatment

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When doctors discovered a stage 3 tumor on John Magee’s pancreas that they deemed inoperable, John took his health into his own hands by seeking a second opinion at Mayo Clinic. That decision made all the difference. Today, John is cancer-free.

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February 24, 2017

Slaying the Dragon of Pancreatic Cancer

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Thomas Hoffman of Spearfish, South Dakota, was 56 years old, weighed 235, and had been diagnosed with prediabetes when he began to diet. As the pounds melted away, his wife became alarmed at his rapid weight loss. Then one morning, he awoke and his wife told him he was completely yellow — not from the sun streaming […]

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Tags: Dr. Mark Truty, Pancreatic Cancer


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