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November 11, 2019

Rewriting the Script for Parents of Babies With Down Syndrome

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

For new parents of babies born with Down syndrome, the educational brochures that were at their disposal made them feel less than hopeful. Mayo Clinic’s Office of Patient Education knew they could do better, so a team set about creating new materials to provide families with a more optimistic outlook.

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Tags: Down syndrome, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, patient education


May 7, 2009

Anne de Bari

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

December 7, 1941 was labeled by Franklin Delano Roosevelt as a “Day of Infamy” after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  For my wife, Anne, and me the date was April 13, 2009 when we heard from our family doctor that Anne had metastatic colon cancer.  The most unbelievable thing to us was that she had […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 3719, 5275, 5279, 5335, Cancer, cancer education, Colon Cancer, Mayo Clinic, patient education, Patient Stories


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