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April 30, 2018

Cancer Worries Behind Him, Mountain Biker is Back to Tackling Trails

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

A mountain bike accident triggered a chain of events that led Joel Pankow to seek treatment at Mayo Clinic for a kidney tumor he believed to be cancer. To his great relief, Joel’s care team found he didn’t have cancer after all. Here Joel shares his Mayo Clinic experience in his own words.

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Tags: benign oncocytoma, Concierge Services, Dr. Bradley Leibovich, Dr. George Chow, Dr. Misty Radosevich, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, partial nephrectomy, renal cell carcinoma, Urology


December 11, 2012

Partial nephrectomy preserves kidney function after kidney cancer

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Ruth Smith lives more than 200 miles north of Rochester, Minn., but she knew where she wanted to go when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer — Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5279, 5335, Bradley Leibovich M.D., kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, partial nephrectomy, Ruth Smith


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