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December 23, 2020

Innovative transplant offers hope for patient with rare autoimmune disorder, few options

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Faced with a condition that has no cure and few treatment options, Chris Ryals turned to Mayo Clinic in Florida for an answer. An innovative transplant essentially reversed his symptoms and gave him hope. As a career military man, Chris Ryals was used to being physically active. The Air Force master sergeant ran regularly, visited […]

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Tags: Dr. Andy Abril, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. Roxana Dronca, Scleroderma


August 5, 2019

Beating Melanoma is a Family Affair for the Devans

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When Doug and Byron Devan were diagnosed with melanoma, the son and father turned to Mayo Clinic to help them fight the disease. Their physician recommended innovative immunotherapy treatment, and now both men are in remission.

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Tags: Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program, Dr. Roxana Dronca, melanoma


February 22, 2016

Successful Treatment in a Clinical Trial Means More Celebrations for Bridget Clausen

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Bridget Clausen refers to her seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren as “the love of my life.” She treasures each of them and is proud to have a great-granddaughter named after her. The joy of a namesake is especially sweet, because when Bridget learned her granddaughter was pregnant, she wasn’t sure she would be here to […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Haidong Dong, Dr. Roxana Dronca, Immunotherapy, Keytruda, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, melanoma, MK-3475, Mole


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