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February 14, 2020

Palliative Care Helps Cancer Survivor Put an End to Severe Nausea

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After eight months of unrelenting nausea, David Dean was miserable and nothing seemed to help. Then a Mayo Clinic palliative care specialist took another look and recommended a new medication. That eliminated the nausea and enabled the former triathlete to once again exercise, travel and do the things that make his life full.

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Tags: Dr. Maisha Robinson, Dr. Rami Manochakian, Palliative care


December 19, 2018

Palliative and Hospice Care Ease Difficult Transitions

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As they’ve faced the realities of a terminal illness, Jim and Nancy Moessner appreciate the support and assistance they’ve received from Mayo experts in palliative care and hospice care.

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Tags: Hospice care, Janna Baker, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Multiple sclerosis, Palliative care


August 2, 2016

Tree Farmer’s Passion for the Outdoors Thrives Thanks to Palliative Care Team

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Roger Conklin has a passion for being outdoors. A tree farmer for more than 50 years, Roger looks forward to the changing seasons and experiencing the cycle of planting, growing and harvesting. Over the last two decades, however, health concerns have made his outdoor activities more challenging. During that time, Roger has undergone hip and […]

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Tags: Hip replacement, Knee Replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System, Palliative care, Prostate Cancer


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