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March 21, 2018

Holistic Care Makes Breast Cancer Journey Easier to Navigate

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As she thought about her cancer treatment options, Jennifer Deaderick knew she wanted to include therapies that would take all of her needs into account. She found the type of whole-person care she was looking for at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Dawn Mussallem, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


March 19, 2018

Pastor Gets Individualized Cancer Treatment Through Mayo Clinic Care Network

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Andrew McFadden wasn’t sure what to do when he found out he had a rare and aggressive form of cancer. But working together through a unique partnership, his physicians helped him develop a treatment plan and find a way to move forward.

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Tags: Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Care Network, MayoClinicFL, Neuroendocrine tumor


February 26, 2018

Breathing Easier With Innovative Technology

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When a viral infection spiraled into a medical emergency that put Michele Asberry’s ability to breathe at risk, critical care specialists at Mayo Clinic used cutting-edge technology to save her life.

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Tags: acute respiratory distress syndrome, Critical Care Medicine, Dr. John Moss, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, MayoClinicFL


February 24, 2018

Comprehensive Care Returns Teacher’s Focus to Her Love of Learning

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Two troubling diagnoses had Erika Bauserman worried about her future. Her care team at Mayo Clinic took care of both medical problems so Erika could put her health concerns behind her.

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Tags: Brain tumors, cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Betty Kim, Dr. Elizabeth Rauschenberger, Dr. Matthew Thomas, MayoClinicFL, Neurosurgery, oncology, Surgery


February 14, 2018

A New Lung, a Wedding Ring and a Second Chance at Life

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For Jim Jones, the joy of his wedding day was multiplied by a much-anticipated phone call from Mayo Clinic. That same day, a lung had become available for a transplant, and the possibility of a healthy life ahead was within Jim’s reach.

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Alvarez, Dr. Jorge Mallea, Dr. Mathew Thomas, lung transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, MayoClinicFL, organ donation


January 29, 2018

Scalp Cooling Therapy Preserves Kristin Ferguson’s Hair — and Her Positive Attitude

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Diagnosed with breast cancer, Kristin Ferguson needed chemotherapy after a mastectomy. Uneasy about losing her hair, she was relieved to be offered a way to keep her long locks intact with scalp cooling therapy.

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Tags: Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, Dr. Saranya Chumsri, Invasive lobular carcinoma, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


January 29, 2018

Spine Surgery Restores Teen’s Hope for the Future

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Spine surgery not only preserved Marichu Rosales Brun’s ability to walk, it has allowed her to embrace all the promise that the years ahead hold for her.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Clarence Watridge, MayoClinicFL, Neurosugery, spinal cord tumor, spine surgery


January 23, 2018

Tailored Treatment for Multiple Myeloma Yields Ideal Results

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When Diane Thompson came to Mayo Clinic diagnosed with multiple myeloma, she believed the time she had left to live was limited. But to her surprise, the individualized treatment she received put her cancer in remission.

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Tags: Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, multiple myeloma


January 11, 2018

Epilepsy Care Makes the World More Peaceful for a Painter

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For years, seizures caused confusion and disorder in Kristin Taheri’s daily life. Then she turned to Mayo Clinic, where she received the diagnosis she had been seeking, and her care team worked diligently to stop her seizures.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Robert Wharen, Dr. William Tatum, Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, MayoClinicFL, Neurology and Neurosurgery


December 18, 2017

New Imaging Technology Inspires One Couple to Invest in Mayo Clinic

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After John Sullivan experienced the benefits of a Choline C-11 PET scan when he had a recurrence of prostate cancer, he and his fiancĂ©e, Sheri Butler, were motivated to become benefactors and advocates for the expansion of Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus.

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Tags: Dr. Eugene Kwon, Dr. Val Lowe, Dr. Winston Tan, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, Prostate Cancer


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