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September 1, 2022

Dawn’s Journey: Overcoming a near-zero survival rate

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Dawn Botsford was sitting in a chair at the hair salon in 2011 when her hairdresser commented on a spot on the top of her head. It was bug season in North Dakota, so Dawn didn’t think much of it. “When I told my hairdresser that, she said, ‘I really think you need to get […]

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Tags: Dawns Botsford, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Robert McWilliams, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Immunotherapy, melanoma, Tom Botsford


August 21, 2020

In a Word: Dr. Svetomir Markovic on what drives him to fight for his patients every day

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

This column spotlights the people you think about when you think about Mayo Clinic. They’ve answered questions, serious and silly, so you can know them better. You see them at bedsides. Behind desks. You may spot them walking down a hall or sprinting across a lobby, making every effort to look like they’re walking. You […]

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Tags: Dr. Patricia Best, Dr. Svetomir Markovic


November 15, 2013

My story – Carmen

By Carmen Carmen (@chess1bq)

I was first diagnosed with Melanoma in 2004. Then in 2008 the melanoma started metastasizing quickly. After having 4 different surgeries to remove the tumors, my local doctor strongly suggested that I go to the Mayo Clinic for further treatments. The melanoma had spread to my liver TWICE and the doctors were able to save […]

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Tags: Dermatology, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Patient Stories


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