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May 6, 2009

“Overcoming” Paralysis

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

This submission came via email from P.J. Stietz, a Mayo Clinic employee: My husband and I just recently marked the sixth anniversary of the accident that paralyzed him. It was Mayo that came to his rescue, patched him up and got him ready to face the world again. We owe a great debt to the […]

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Tags: 5176, 5269, 5292, 5294, 5301, 5335, marathon, Mayo Clinic, Mayo One, Paralysis, Spinal Cord

March 18, 2009

Breast Cancer Patient Runs Marathon on Diagnosis Anniversary to Inspire Others

By Anonymous5943 Anonymous5943 (@Anonymous5943)

Running a 26.2 mile marathon is a fulfilling experience for anyone. Doing so on the first anniversary of your breast cancer diagnosis makes it even more special. When 40-year old Kim Loving of St. Augustine, Florida learned she had estrogen positive HER-2 breast cancer on February 15, 2008, she realized she didn’t have time to […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 2376, 26.2 with Donna, 4727, 5250, 5279, 5334, breast cancer, Cancer, HER-2, Hercepting

March 3, 2009

Olympic Runner Part of Mayo’s Marathon History

By Cynthia Nelson Weiss Cynthia Nelson Weiss (@cynthia nelson)

More than 6,000 people came to Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida on Feb. 15 to help find a cure for breast cancer. Runners and walkers from every state and 15 countries participated in the second annual 26.2 with Donna – The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer.

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Tags: brazil, breast cancer, Cancer, Jacksonville, marathon, Perez, puerto rico

February 3, 2009

Florida Campus Prepares for Marathon

By Mystery User

  More than 7,000 runners are expected on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus Feb. 15 for the second annual 26.2 with Donna, the National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer. But it’s not just runners who must prepare for a race.   When the marathon and half-marathon kick off at 7:30 a.m. that Sunday, it will mark the […]

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Tags: breast cancer marathon, Donna Deegan, Events, Florida, marathon

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