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July 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Therapist Celebrates 10 Years of Vitality After Surgery for a Rare Brain Tumor

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In July 2017, Sally Kirilloff marked a decade since her care team at Mayo Clinic successfully removed a large, rare brain tumor, enabling her to continue enjoying her work, her hobbies and her family.

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Tags: Dr. Ronald Reimer, Glioma, Neurology and Neurosurgery


September 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Persevering Through Brain Cancer, Travis McGinnis Remains Upbeat and Optimistic

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Travis McGinnis was just 30 years old when an insidious cancer was discovered in his brain. It had been growing there for some time, he says — his physicians estimated between five and 10 years. Had the stage-three oligoastrocytoma not been detected when it was, Travis would have likely lost his life. As it happened, […]

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Tags: brain tumor, Glioma, Hope Lodge, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, oligoastrocytoma, radiation therapy


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