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November 15th, 2017

Double Cancer Diagnosis Leads Arizona Couple to Mayo Clinic for Care

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When Vincent and Sandra Streech were diagnosed with cancer, the husband and wife turned to Mayo Clinic. The pair each received treatment through clinical trials, and today the future looks more promising for both of them.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Clinic, clinical trial, Dr. Barbara Pockaj, Dr. Donald Northfelt, Dr. Helen Ross, lung cancer


March 31st, 2016

Lung Cancer Patient Survives With Help of Novel Procedure, Celebrates Next Generation of Innovation

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Raegan Cury didn’t worry at first when she developed a cough in early 2002 that wouldn’t go away. She was a healthy young woman, athletic, a former gymnast, and her initial chest X-ray showed what looked like pneumonia. Even her husband, a pulmonologist, wasn’t too worried, until she received a surprising diagnosis. “I never thought […]

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Tags: Dr. Cesar Keller, Florida Campus, lung cancer, lung transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Raegan Cury


February 16th, 2016

Wisconsin Man’s Lung Cancer Found at Early, Treatable Stage Thanks to New Screening Program

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Bill McWhite was vacationing along the Texas Gulf Coast — normally, a time to relax — when his body refused to let him unwind. Instead, the 69-year-old Hayward, Wisconsin, man experienced a flare up of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, and found himself in the local hospital. “I had congestion in […]

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Tags: COPD, Dr. Adel Zurob, Dr. Thomas Carmody, lung cancer, Lung Cancer Screening, Mayo Clinic Health System, Pulmonary Disease


January 20th, 2016

3-D Print of Patient’s Tumor Helps Surgeons Prepare, Speeds Recovery

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Michael Slag holds in his hands a tumor – or rather a 3-D print of the actual tumor that is growing at the top of his right lung. Doctors are using the 3-D printed model to aid them in planning the complex surgery to remove Michael’s tumor. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnosed Michael with a rare […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, Dr Jane Matsumoto, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, lung cancer, thoracic surgery


December 28th, 2015

There’s No Breaking Leo DeGoursey’s Stride

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A minimally invasive procedure allows Leo DeGoursey to move on from lung cancer surgery without missing a beat. Leo DeGoursey is used to being busy. Until age 50, he enjoyed a career as a printer. Then he made a switch and spent the next two decades developing curriculum, equipping a lab, and teaching printing at […]

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Tags: Dr. Matthew Thomas, lung cancer, minimally invasive surgery, U-VATS


February 18th, 2015

Faith and Mayo Clinic Help Cancer Survivor Overcome Multiple Health Battles

By Paul Scotti pscotti

When 53-year-old Donald Jones of Ponte Vedra, Florida, found out he had lung cancer, the former smoker accepted it as a challenge that he was prepared to fight and win. Little did he know the other serious health issues that lay ahead, which would create serious new challenges for him over the next year. An […]

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Tags: brain tumor, Cancer, Florida Campus, lung cancer


May 16th, 2014

Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Finds Her Niche, Gives Back to Help Others

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Written by Eunice Nishimura My journey started innocently enough as a neck strain I received while playing with my daughter’s golden retriever in October 2010. As the year ended, the discomfort had increased, and I sought out my physician in January 2011. He set up appointments for MRI and MRA exams. Once done, I quickly […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, clinical trial, Dr. Helen Ross, Dr. Steven Schild, Giving, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Patient Stories


November 22nd, 2012

A good team on her side

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Jane Fausel invested in her health by choosing Mayo Clinic to treat her lung cancer, and she’s glad she did.

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Tags: 2196, 5314, 5333, Alternative Medicine, Dr. Ross, Jane Fausel, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic


November 21st, 2012

You can’t hit a moving target

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Adventures call and Earlene Taylor still answers, thanks to Mayo doctors who helped her beat lung cancer again.

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Tags: 3781, 5251, 5254, 5333, Dr. Jaroszewski, Earlene Taylor, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic


November 14th, 2011

International Praise for Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Meet Mr. Hussein Hatata, lung cancer survivor, who praises the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependency Center for helping him to quit smoking. Related Diseases Lung Cancer Related Departments Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependency Center

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Tags: 1136, 2196, 5290, 5335, 5336, Hussein Hatata, international, lung cancer, Nicotine Dependence Center, quit, smoking


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