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November 23, 2011

Cancer Patient Experiences Football as Healing

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Below is an except from a blogpost written by Karon Hanson on the Healing As A Sacred Path blog. “[He] received more rounds of chemo earlier this Fall, and when it was found the cancer was still progressing, he enrolled in a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic, testing a promising immunotherapy drug, hoping that […]

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3719, 5279, 5335, Cancer, chemotherapy, Football


November 16, 2011

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The below excerpts come from a USA Today article: Chris Norton, a sophomore football player at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) who suffered a catrostrophic injury in a game last year, received the 2011 CBS America’s Choice Honor for “Courage in Sports” Sunday. After suffering the injury, Norton was taken to the Mayo Clinic, where he […]

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Tags: Award, Chris Norton, Courage in Sports, Football, hope, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Spinal Cord, Sports Illustrated, Terry Norton, therapy, USA Today


January 13, 2011

C.A.N. Do Anything

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

On October 16, 2010, Chris Norton, a freshman at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, was playing in a varsity football game when a special teams play left him with a fractured neck and compressed spinal cord. The incident resulted in him having no feeling below the area. After surgery, the physicians at Mayo Clinic informed […]

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Tags: 5292, 5308, 5335, CAN, Chris Norton, Football, injury, inspirational, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Rehabilitation, St. Marys Hospital


January 29, 2009

Bridging the Distance

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Mayo Clinic uses technology to connect patients with home, family and friends A group of high school guys trading stories, laughing and joking is nothing out of the ordinary. Tyler Olson, a 17-year-old junior at Lake Mills High School in Iowa, is usually right in the middle of such gatherings. But on Sept. 5, 2008, […]

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Tags: CarePages, Computers, Football, Patient Support, spinal cord injury, Tyler Olson, Videoconference


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