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October 2, 2017

Leah Nelms Feels Like Herself Again After Comprehensive Care for Breast Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

After experiencing serious complications due to cancer treatment, Leah Nelms needed a team of experts who could work together to provide her with wide-ranging care. She found that team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Cardiology, Dr. Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Ivan Porter, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Dr. Sanjay Bagaria, nephrology, oncology, Radiation Oncology


May 22, 2017

From the Foothills of the Himalayas to the Mecca of Modern Medicine

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Dr. Tsering Dhondup came to Mayo Clinic on a route that took him through India and Tibet. Today, as a nephrology fellow, his rich life experiences are helping him make the most of his training at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Tsering Dhondup, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, nephrology


June 20, 2014

Patient with “Double Trouble” Diagnosis Finds Answers at Mayo Clinic

By Paul Scotti pscotti

Being diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a serious blood cancer, is difficult enough to accept. But being told that you also have a rare hematologic condition called amyloidosis — a disorder that could prevent you from receiving the bone marrow transplant necessary to combat your myeloma — could put anyone’s strength to the test. Such was the case […]

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Tags: amyloidosis, BMT, bone marrow transplant, Dr. Taimur Sher, Kendall Schwindt, kidney, MayoClinicFL, multiple myeloma, nephrology, Patient Story


February 19, 2014

Keeping a Positive Outlook Despite a Difficult Disease

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

For her first 38 years, Jayne Bushman was a picture of health. But then one morning she woke up with an earache, something she says she’d never before experienced. Her first stop was to see her Family Medicine doctor at Mayo Clinic in Rochester who, unable to pinpoint the exact cause of her pain, sent […]

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Tags: Dr. Ulrich Specks, ENT, kidney transplant, Maureen Kelley, nephrology, Patient Stories, Sue Fisher, Wegener's granulomatosis


July 23, 2013

Five Years on the Transplant List and the Perfect Match

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Chuck Jorud had lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years when his kidneys declared, “enough.” He started dialysis and was evaluated for a kidney transplant. “I had young kids at the time and decided that if I was going to have a transplant, I wanted the best,” says Chuck. That led him […]

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Tags: 1139, 3786, 3792, 5291, 5324, 5335, Chuck Jorud, diabetes, dialysis, Dr. Thomas Schwab, kidney transplant, nephrology


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