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January 27, 2020

Innovative Therapy Improves Lives of People With Neuroendocrine Tumors

By 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

Coping with a Rare Disorder: Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

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

Mayo Clinic Pathologists Go Bald for Breast Cancer

By Nicole Engler Nicole 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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