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September 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Subduing Pancreatic Cancer Involves International Odyssey

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When she was 38, Radhika Sattanathan received a frightening diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Taking the advice of her physician in India, Radhika sought care halfway around the globe at Mayo Clinic. Today, she’s cancer-free.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Kendrick, Dr. Santhi Swaroop Vege, International Patients, Pancreatic Cancer, whipple procedure


June 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Second Opinion Leads to a Second Chance at Sight

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Audrey Dean has been a lifelong advocate for social justice. After a notable career in social work, she earned a law degree and became senior counsel for the Alberta Human Rights Commission in 1992. At age 75, she is still arguing cases — some before the Supreme Court of Canada. “It’s fortunate that the government […]

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Tags: Dr. Joanne Shen, International Patients, Macular Degeneration, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Ophthalmology, Patient Stories, Vision Loss


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