September 13, 2021 · Leave a Comment
As they walked along the beach and collected stones on a warm, sunny day in Hawaii in 2019, Rob and Amanda Blasius of Phoenix reflected on the challenging medical odyssey that saved Rob’s life just a year earlier. That’s when he underwent a liver transplant at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona. To honor Rob’s precious gift of […]
August 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment
It was more than 20 years ago when former information technology manager, Bob Lemoine was diagnosed with hepatitis C and eventually, liver cancer. In September 2009, Bob was told that he had 3-6 months to live. After being referred to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, Bob got a new lease on life when on Jan. […]
February 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment
When she learned that a liver transplant could save her mom’s life, April Wilson didn’t hesitate to stop smoking and say yes to being a living donor. April Wilson smoked for 25 years and tried many times to quit, but nothing seemed to work. “I tried everything,” April says. “I used every replacement therapy, Chantix, […]
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September 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment
When Scott Stewart learned he had a rare neuroendocrine tumor, the journey ahead of him looked frightening and difficult. But with steadfast support from an interdisciplinary Mayo Clinic team, Scott now takes comfort in knowing that some of the best physicians in the world are walking the path with him.
July 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Piper Nieters Su had spent years in Washington, D.C., working with institutions like Mayo Clinic on health care policy reform. Piper’s relationship with Mayo Clinic changed dramatically, however, after she was diagnosed with a rare liver disease.
May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Collaboration among a multidisciplinary care team at Mayo Clinic helped Julianne Vasichek successfully navigate not one, but two, rare liver diseases.
March 13, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Pam Stubbs hadn’t felt well in years. But now, thanks to a successful liver transplant at Mayo Clinic, Pam feels better than ever, and she’s channeling newfound energy into her passion for horseback riding.
June 1, 2018 · Leave a Comment
When doctors said there was nothing they could do for his end-stage liver disease, Danny Willis refused to give up. He obtained a lifesaving transplant at Mayo Clinic. And even a near-fatal setback after that couldn’t stop him from reclaiming his health.
December 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment
Kent Larson’s visits to Mayo Clinic have involved multiple surgeries, some of them nearly 50 years apart. Here Kent shares his story of the life-changing care he’s received.
November 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment
A host of serious medical problems put Ron Hale on a downward spiral of deteriorating health. But a liver and a kidney transplant at Mayo Clinic stopped Ron’s decline and dramatically improved his quality of life.