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July 31, 2017 · Leave a Comment

For Jim Heinl, Fighting Cancer is a Team Effort

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

With his wife by his side and a team of experts at Mayo Clinic to help him through, Jim Heinl faced down a cancer recurrence and then went back to a life focused on family.

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Tags: Dr. Thomas Byrne, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, liver cancer, Liver Transplant


June 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Innovative Radiation Treatment Slows Liver Cancer’s Progression

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Diagnosed with advanced liver cancer, Mark Turnbull had few treatment options. But physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System offered a unique approach to radiation therapy that slowed the cancer’s growth and extended Mark’s life expectancy.

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Tags: Dr. Jeremy McBride, liver cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, radiation therapy


November 15, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Finding Coach Rudy

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

With no cure available, a Mayo patient finds comfort in a reunion with a former teacher whose words and encouragement had a lasting impact on his life. With some help from his Mayo physician.   Tim Ruettiger, a gym teacher and wrestling coach in New Lennox, Ill., had no idea what a lasting impression he […]

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Tags: 2241, 2250, 5279, 5299, 5334, Cancer, Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson, Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Mary O'Connor, hematology, liver cancer, Mayo Clinic in Florida


July 11, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Anna’s Story: A Personal Approach to Cancer

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

At age 30, Anna Webster was a busy single mom juggling work and caring for her 11-year-old daughter. She didn’t have time to be sick. But after passing out one evening in the spring of 2009, she spent three days in a Jacksonville, Fla., emergency room while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong. […]

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Tags: 1841, 2250, 3719, 3793, 5157, 5275, 5279, 5324, 5334, 5417, anna webster, Cancer


May 31, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Adventures of a 31-year-old Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Dorylee Baez lives fearlessly. Whether flying down a zip line or organizing a pancreatic cancer patient group in Puerto Rico, she plunges into life with zest. The 31-year-old academic advisor at Universidad del Este in Carolina, Puerto Rico, is known as someone who is tenacious, overcoming whatever obstacles get in her way to achieve and […]

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Tags: 2246, 2250, 2254, 3719, 3723, 5150, 5275, 5279, 5334, chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, FL


December 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment

An upbeat attitude and a brisk tempo keep this musician playing

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

They’re playing our song: A musician joins forces with his Mayo team to battle cancer and promote organ donation.

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Tags: 2250, 3786, 3793, 5324, 5335, liver cancer, Liver Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Wain McFarlane


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