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April 14, 2022

Georgia man with neuroendocrine cancer gains quality of life thanks to new nuclear med therapy

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Editor’s note: This story is written by Robert Sobotka, 75. In 2016, he was diagnosed with a mass on pancreas and multiple tumors in his liver. Walking up a steep and long hill in the woods behind our house in Woodstock, Georgia, I notice that I’m not as short-of-breath as I used to be — […]

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Tags: Dr. Jason Starr, Dr. Paz-Fumagalli, Dr. Steven Alberts, Dr. Thorvardur Halfdanarson, liver cancer, liver tumor, MayoClinicFL, Neuroendocrine tumor, pancreas cancer, pancreas tumor, PRRT


January 27, 2020

Innovative Therapy Improves Lives of People With Neuroendocrine Tumors

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Jay Elsten’s neuroendocrine tumors no longer were responding to traditional treatment, Mayo Clinic offered him a recently approved nuclear medicine therapy. And it worked. Within a week, Jay’s symptoms were gone.

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Tags: Dr. Geoffrey Johnson, Dr. Thorvardur Halfdanarson, Neuroendocrine tumor, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Rachel Eiring


September 20, 2019

Living His Best Life Against the Backdrop of Incurable Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Scott Stewart learned he had a rare neuroendocrine tumor, the journey ahead of him looked frightening and difficult. But with steadfast support from an interdisciplinary Mayo Clinic team, Scott now takes comfort in knowing that some of the best physicians in the world are walking the path with him.

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Tags: Department of Oncology, Dr. Timothy Hobday, Liver Transplant, Neuroendocrine tumor


March 19, 2018

Pastor Gets Individualized Cancer Treatment Through Mayo Clinic Care Network

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

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


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