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May 9, 2021 · Leave a Comment

One last adventure for patient entering hospice

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Aggie Morgan has always been adventurous. She’s been skydiving, scuba diving and enjoyed vacations with her husband, John Morgan, in the jungles of Central America. Entering her 70s, there was one adventure she looked forward to but hadn’t taken: a hot air balloon ride. She and her friends attempted to take a balloon ride on […]

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Tags: Aggie Morgan, Cancer, Kerry Olson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, multiple myeloma


March 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Car Accident Leads to Lifesaving Kidney Cancer Surgery

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The car-bike accident Gary Pettis was involved in on Nov. 19, 2019, could have ended his life. But the accident led to an unexpected kidney cancer diagnosis and surgery at Mayo Clinic that saved Gary’s life instead.

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Tags: Dr. Paul Williams, Dr. R. Houston Thompson, Dr. Vignesh Packiam, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


September 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Walking Tall After Spine Surgery

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Gyles Randall lived for years with pervasive pain that radiated down his legs. When he no longer could tolerate the discomfort, he sought medical help and was surprised to be referred to a neurosurgeon. But that referral made a world of difference.

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Burrows, Dr. Meghan Murphy, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca, Spinal fusion surgery, Spine and Neurological Surgery


May 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Working His Way Back After a Stroke

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On a summer evening in July 2018, Dan Boswell was hit by a stroke. His wife’s quick action to summon emergency help likely saved his life. Today, with the help of his Mayo Clinic team, Dan is doing all he can to recover from the stroke and meet his goal of returning to work.

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Tags: Elisabeth Wech, Elizabeth Wargelin, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Sarah Krenik-Hoffmann, Stroke care


August 1, 2018 · Leave a Comment

The Heartbeat Goes on for Dave Andros After Cardiac Arrest

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With prompt medical attention and expert care, Dave Andros survived sudden cardiac arrest. Now he’s eager to share his story with others to promote heart health.

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Tags: cardiovascular surgery, Coronary bypass surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Dr. Krishna Pamulapati, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Sudden cardiac arrest


July 30, 2018 · Leave a Comment

All in the Family: Pulling Together to Help a Young Girl Heal

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Working with their Mayo health care provider in Family Medicine, Hazel Sargent’s family is tackling the preschooler’s diagnosis of celiac disease head-on.

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Tags: Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


June 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

College Professor Beats Breast Cancer With Her Hometown Team

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Throughout surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for breast cancer, Polly Browne knew she could rely on the expertise of her multidisciplinary health care team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

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Tags: Andreas Cancer Center, breast cancer, Dr. Albert Harris, Dr. David Owens, Dr. Stephan Thomé, Dr. Susan Laabs, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


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