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September 4, 2015

Critical Care Team Gives Young Mom Second Chance in Fight Against Cancer

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss cindyweiss

Three years had passed since Hollis Youngner, 34, had been diagnosed and treated for HER2+ breast cancer. So in late 2014, when the mother of one was “just feeling yucky, tired, nauseous,” she says cancer wasn’t even on her mind. “I was secretly excited, thinking of ways to tell everyone I was pregnant,” she says. […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Diaz-Gomez, Dr. John Moss, Dr. Moreno, Florida Campus, Hollis, metastatic cancer, pulmonary embolism


January 25, 2013

Physician Documents his Cancer Survival, Grateful to Mayo Clinic

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, an ophthalmologist from Lincoln, Nebraska. I noted a small asymptomatic mass on the right side of my neck in December 2006. When needle biopsy established it to be a poorly differentiated metastatic cancer of unknown origin, I asked a colleague for a referral to the institution best equipped to […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 5267, 5335, Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, Dr. Kerry Olsen, ENT, metastatic cancer, Neck, Surgery, throat cancer


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