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September 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Eliminating a Complex Brain Tumor With Careful Planning and Expert Care

By SharingMayoClinic 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 · Leave a Comment

Joey’s Hope – Part 3 of 4

By MakalaArce 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 · Leave a Comment

Joey’s Hope – Part 2 of 4

By MakalaArce 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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