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September 13, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Surgery to Remove a Nerve Tumor Restores Rose’s Joy

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Eleven years of constant pain had left Rose Boehmer worn down and discouraged. Then she met Robert Spinner, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic, who not only identified the long-hidden source of her pain, he and his surgical team eliminated it — returning Rose to a full and happy life.

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Tags: Dr. Robert Spinner, Neurofibromatosis


December 28, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Teamwork helps nurse find relief from rare tumor

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

When doctors discovered a large tumor wrapped around Wendy Cook’s sciatic nerve and extending into her pelvis, she turned to Mayo Clinic for help.

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Tags: 4705, 5228, 5292, 5297, 5335, 5396, Mayo Clinic, nerve tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Wendy Cook


December 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Ella Schultz: Thriving with Family and Medical Support

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Ella’s medical condition requires the attention of numerous specialists at Mayo. But with their help, she is overcoming every challenge and thriving.

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5396, Dr. Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Wetmore, Ella Schultz, Mayo Clinic, Neurofibromatosis


April 14, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Sharing a Love for Running

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

My story began in November 1993 when I was referred to Mayo Clinic with two abdominal tumors that were potentially cancerous. No tests indicated cancer, but as I was prepared for surgery, I was told that pathology would examine the tumors. If there was cancer, I might lose one or both kidneys because of the […]

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Tags: 3640, 4705, 5272, 5274, 5294, 5327, 5335, 5411, Neurofibromatosis, Neurological Surgery, Schwannomatosis, Urology


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