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March 20, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Genetic Counseling Guides Informed Health Decisions

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Knowledge is power. That’s Rose Boettcher’s philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family’s health and well-being.

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Tags: Dr. Eyad Sufian Al-Hattab, Genetic testing, Katie Plamann, Lynch Syndrome, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


April 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Battling a Brain Tumor, Finding Grace

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

As a pastor, Johann Lochner believes his life’s journey is guided by a higher power. Nowhere was that knowledge made clearer for Johann than at Mayo Clinic, where he encountered a team of physicians whose care and surgical talents in removing an insidious brain tumor gave him his life back.

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Tags: awake brain surgery, Dr. Michael Ruff, Dr. Terence Burns, Lynch Syndrome


July 16, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Madeline Stockbridge: My Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Editor’s Note: Madeline Stockbridge submitted this story by email after receiving the print edition of the Sharing Mayo Clinic newsletter. She wrote “After reading the latest issue of Sharing Mayo Clinic, I had to submit my story. Ning Chieng’s words ‘The sky seems bluer and the air smells fresher.’ were exactly what I said to […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 4057, 5279, 5335, Colon Cancer, Genetics, Lynch Syndrome, Mayo Clinic


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