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September 13, 2019

Surgery to Remove a Nerve Tumor Restores Rose’s Joy

By 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

Teamwork helps nurse find relief from rare tumor

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

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

Ella Schultz: Thriving with Family and Medical Support

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

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

Sharing a Love for Running

By 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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