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October 29, 2018

Anyone With Lungs Can Get Lung Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

As a Mayo Clinic physician, healthy routines were part of Cathy Madaffari’s daily life. Yet in 2015, the former marathoner and mom of three found herself in a surprising role reversal when, instead of being a doctor talking a patient through a tough diagnosis, she was the one facing cancer.

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Tags: Dr. Catherine Madaffari, Dr. Mathew Thomas, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

February 14, 2018

A New Lung, a Wedding Ring and a Second Chance at Life

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For Jim Jones, the joy of his wedding day was multiplied by a much-anticipated phone call from Mayo Clinic. That same day, a lung had become available for a transplant, and the possibility of a healthy life ahead was within Jim’s reach.

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Alvarez, Dr. Jorge Mallea, Dr. Mathew Thomas, lung transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, MayoClinicFL, organ donation

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