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December 22, 2016

After 20 Years of Seizures, Erica Laney Enjoys Life Following Epilepsy Surgery

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

For much of her adolescent and adult life, Erica Laney, 31, had frequent petit mal seizures. Less often, she had grand mal seizures that led to loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. The cause of the seizures was abnormal electrical activity throughout her brain. “The seizures started when I was 11 years old. I […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Wharen, Dr. William Tatum, Epilepsy, Neurological Surgery


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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