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September 18, 2019

Eliminating a Complex Brain Tumor With Careful Planning and Expert Care

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Tony DeGange never thought much about the bump on his head until his barber mentioned that it might be a problem. It was. The bump turned out to be a brain tumor. But his Mayo Clinic team successfully removed it, and now Tony’s back to enjoying his retirement, bump-free.

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Tags: Dr. Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Rabih Tawk, Dr. Sarvarm TerKonda, gamma-knife, Meningioma, Neuro-Oncology Program


March 26, 2012

Joey’s Hope – Part 3 of 4

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Previously: “Joey’s Hope – Part 1 of 4” and “Joey’s Hope – Part 2 of 4” …Within the next twelve short months Joel, Kimberly, and their daughter made FIVE additional trips to the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester. Joel had a wonderful oncologist in Fort Wayne, Dr. Carr, who was willing to work with the Mayo […]

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Tags: 1136, 5279, 5292, 5335, brain, Cancer, chemotherapy, gamma-knife, Joel Saunders, Joey, Kimberly Saunders, Mayo Clinic


March 23, 2012

Joey’s Hope – Part 2 of 4

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Previously: “Joey’s Hope – Part 1 of 4” …Joel was gone to surgery and then to recovery on Friday from about 6:30 a.m. until 4 or 5 p.m. He was moved to the ninth floor of the Mary Brigh building in ICU. Dr. Bledsoe talked with Kimberly and advised that the surgery went well. Although […]

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Tags: 1136, 5279, 5292, 5335, Brain surgery, Cancer, Dr. Bledsoe, Dr. Lachance, gamma-knife, Joel Saunders, Joey, Kimberly


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