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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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October 20, 2011

Thanks to Mayo, My Survival and Passion for Softball Will Continue

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I will never forget the afternoon of January 31, 2011, when I was at my local health provider and received the devastating news that I had stage 4 throat cancer at the base of my tongue that had spread to my lymph nodes. My local health care provider gave me all the bad news, with […]

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February 4, 2011

Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic have developed a new robotic procedure performed through the mouth (transorally) to treat cancers of the tongue base and tonsils. Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers in the United States offering this surgery, and Mayo physicians have extensive experience in the procedure. In this video, Doctors Kerry Olsen, […]

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Tags: 1136, 5267, 5279, 5335, Head, Kerry Olsen, Mayo Clinic, Neck, Robotic Surgery, Steven Olsen, throat, tongue


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