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September 23, 2019

Innovative Treatment Moves Conner Beyond Cancer

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When Conner O’Brien was faced with daunting cancer treatment options that carried long-term side effects, his doctors referred him to Mayo Clinic. Today, because of the less-invasive and targeted treatments he was offered at Mayo, Conner’s tumor is gone, and his quality of life is excellent.

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Safia Ahmed, Dr. Scott Okuno, Head and neck surgery, Rhabdomyosarcoma


September 16, 2019

Fighting a Rare Cancer and Using His Voice to Help Others

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Nick Saleum felt a painless lump in his left forearm. One doctor misdiagnosed the lump as a ganglion cyst or lipoma, but Nick noticed the lump growing and went to see another doctor. A biopsy revealed a rare, cancerous tumor: epithelioid sarcoma.

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Tags: Dr. Peter Rose, Dr. Sarah James, Dr. Scott Okuno, Epithelioid sarcoma, Kaye Holt, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Soft tissue sarcoma


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