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January 27, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Innovative Therapy Improves Lives of People With Neuroendocrine Tumors

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Jay Elsten’s neuroendocrine tumors no longer were responding to traditional treatment, Mayo Clinic offered him a recently approved nuclear medicine therapy. And it worked. Within a week, Jay’s symptoms were gone.

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Tags: Dr. Geoffrey Johnson, Dr. Thorvardur Halfdanarson, Neuroendocrine tumor, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Rachel Eiring


June 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Coping with a Rare Disorder: Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

David Hirschy of Prescott, Arizona, has worn many hats — from record producer to chef to silversmith. In fact, his love of food made him think something was wrong a few years ago when he lost his sense of taste. He began to have other symptoms, too, which led him to Mayo Clinic in Arizona where […]

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Tags: Arizona, Cronkhite-Canada, Cronkhite-Canada syndrome, David Hershey, David Hirschy, Dr. De Petris, Dr. Harris, Gastroenterology, Giovanni De Petris, Hirschy, Lucinda Harris, Pathology


October 1, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Pathologists Go Bald for Breast Cancer

By Nicole Engler Nicole Engler (@nicole bennett engler)

Would you go bald for breast cancer? That was a question that Carol Reynolds, M.D., and Dan Visscher, M.D., Mayo Clinic pathologists, were happy to answer. And answering affirmatively allowed them to send a message of empathy to patients, colleagues, friends and family members who “bear the consequences” of a battle with cancer and encourage […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer, Mayo Clinic, Pathologists, Pathology


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