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March 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Car Accident Leads to Lifesaving Kidney Cancer Surgery

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

The car-bike accident Gary Pettis was involved in on Nov. 19, 2019, could have ended his life. But the accident led to an unexpected kidney cancer diagnosis and surgery at Mayo Clinic that saved Gary’s life instead.

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Tags: Dr. Paul Williams, Dr. R. Houston Thompson, Dr. Vignesh Packiam, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


December 30, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Quick Recovery From Kidney Cancer With Ablation Therapy

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

A diagnosis of kidney cancer was not the news Carol Adams wanted to hear. But with the minimally invasive option offered by her Mayo care team, Carol’s cancer treatment turned out to be quick and painless. Now the diagnosis and the cancer are behind her.

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Tags: Dr. Jeremy McBride, Dr. Melissa Nissen, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Microwave ablation


March 4, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Pleased Patient Shows Enduring Gratitude with Tattoo

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

David Prochello is no stranger to getting tattoos. He builds custom choppers, he has tats on his arms and a large one on his upper back inscribed: “I am my own role model.” So when Prochello, of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota,  received drug therapy and surgery at Mayo Clinic to treat kidney cancer, he felt […]

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, David Prochello, Dr. Leibovich, kidney cancer, Surgery, tattoo, tumor


December 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

“From worst to first” after kidney cancer surgery

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, Jasper Johnikin, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, Michael Blute M.D.


December 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Partial nephrectomy preserves kidney function after kidney cancer

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Ruth Smith lives more than 200 miles north of Rochester, Minn., but she knew where she wanted to go when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer — Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5279, 5335, Bradley Leibovich M.D., kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, partial nephrectomy, Ruth Smith


December 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment

After successful kidney transplant, retiree is ‘Living the Dream’

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Kidney cancer threatened Bill Pearse’s life; a gift from his son gave it back.

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Tags: 2802, 3786, 5324, 5417, Bill Pearse, kidney cancer, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic


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