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November 1, 2019

Vision Preserved With an Innovative Approach to Brain Surgery

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When Jo-Ann Rosemont learned she had a meningioma in her head, she followed her care team’s advice and had regular checkups for more than a year to make sure it wasn’t growing. But after one of her local doctors insisted that she get a second opinion at Mayo Clinic, Jo-Ann ended up undergoing a unique […]

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Tags: Dr. David Capobianco, Dr. Eric Eggenberger, Dr. Julie Hammack, Dr. Kaisorn Chaichana, Meningioma


September 18, 2019

Eliminating a Complex Brain Tumor With Careful Planning and Expert Care

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Tony DeGange never thought much about the bump on his head until his barber mentioned that it might be a problem. It was. The bump turned out to be a brain tumor. But his Mayo Clinic team successfully removed it, and now Tony’s back to enjoying his retirement, bump-free.

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Tags: Dr. Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Rabih Tawk, Dr. Sarvarm TerKonda, gamma-knife, Meningioma, Neuro-Oncology Program


September 4, 2019

Cancer and Brain Tumors Call for Coordinated, Multidisciplinary Care

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As a sled dog trainer, Rick Minard has faced blizzards and subzero temperatures. But those challenges paled in comparison to facing a complicated medical situation that involved brain tumors and two cancer diagnoses. He’s been able to weather it all, though, thanks to the trust he’s placed in his team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Dan Price, Dr. Diana Dean, Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, Dr. Michael Link, Dr. W. Richard Marsh, Head and Neck Cancer Center, Head and neck surgery, Meningioma, Salivary gland tumor


December 5, 2012

Mother and daughter bond over brain surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Talk about a strong mother-daughter bond — Margie Hartmann and her daughter, Jessica McNeil, had Gamma Knife surgery on the same day.

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Tags: 1136, 2869, 3013, 5159, 5231, 5270, 5292, 5294, 5335, 5400, AVM, Dr. Bruce E. Pollock


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