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August 9, 2019

After Setback, Kaidra’s Cancer Journey Continues With Family, Friends and Mayo Clinic by Her Side

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Kaidra Froelich was terrified by the brain cancer diagnosis that brought her to Mayo Clinic. But her expert surgical team got rid of the tumor. Then the disease came back. Now Kaidra and her Mayo team are determined to beat the cancer a second time as her family and friends rally around her.

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Tags: brain tumor, Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, Dr. Megan Kaszuba, Dr. Michael Ruff, Neuro-oncology, Proton Beam Therapy


May 8, 2019

´╗┐Tackling a Rare Brain Tumor With Expertise and Skill

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Diagnosed with a brain tumor, Marrissa Janssen was scared. Her biggest fear was that doctors wouldn’t be able to get rid of the entire mass. But after consulting with experts at Mayo Clinic, Marrissa’s fear turned to hope. Now, after surgery and proton beam therapy, the tumor is gone.

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Tags: Brain Tumor Program, Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, Dr. Ivan Carabenciov, Dr. Joon Uhm, Dr. Michael Ruff, Dr. Paul Brown, Dr. Terence Burns, glioblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy Program


April 10, 2019

Battling a Brain Tumor, Finding Grace

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As a pastor, Johann Lochner believes his life’s journey is guided by a higher power. Nowhere was that knowledge made clearer for Johann than at Mayo Clinic, where he encountered a team of physicians whose care and surgical talents in removing an insidious brain tumor gave him his life back.

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Tags: awake brain surgery, Dr. Michael Ruff, Dr. Terence Burns, Lynch Syndrome


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