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November 23, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Cancer Patient Experiences Football as Healing

By MakalaArce 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 · Leave a Comment

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By MakalaArce 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 · Leave a Comment

C.A.N. Do Anything

By MakalaArce 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 · Leave a Comment

Bridging the Distance

By CSMMayo 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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