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June 17, 2019

Beating Back a Brain Tumor Amid Loss

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When Katie Garrison embarked on treatment for a brain tumor, she did so supported by her husband, Joe. Midway through her journey, however, Joe died from complications due to his own cancer, and Katie leaned on her Mayo Clinic care team. Now, with their compassionate care and customized therapies, Katie continues to make encouraging progress.

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Tags: Brain Tumor Program, Dr. Joon Uhm, Dr. Sani Kizilbash, Dr. Terence Burns, Proton Beam Therapy Program


May 8, 2019

Tackling a Rare Brain Tumor With Expertise and Skill

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Diagnosed with a brain tumor, Marrissa Janssen was scared. Her biggest fear was that doctors wouldn’t be able to get rid of the entire mass. But after consulting with experts at Mayo Clinic, Marrissa’s fear turned to hope. Now, after surgery and proton beam therapy, the tumor is gone.

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Tags: Brain Tumor Program, Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, Dr. Ivan Carabenciov, Dr. Joon Uhm, Dr. Michael Ruff, Dr. Paul Brown, Dr. Terence Burns, glioblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy Program


March 8, 2019

Innovative Imaging Charts Course to Successful Cancer Treatment

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When Bruce McVety’s prostate cancer returned after a seven-year remission, his doctor suggested he go to Mayo Clinic to receive a test that wasn’t available locally. Bruce listened. Today, after comprehensive treatment, the cancer is undetectable, and Bruce is grateful for his renewed health.

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Tags: Choline C-11 PET scan, Dr. C. Richard Choo, Dr. Eugene Kwon, Prostate Cancer, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Radiation Oncology, Urology


December 10, 2018

Amid a Journey Through Cancer, Wedding Bells Ring

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  When Nicole Eisenmann and Mike Loggie became engaged, they held out hope for a dream wedding. When that day was repeatedly postponed due to Nicole’s lengthy cancer treatment, the couple decided to stop planning and embrace the present instead.

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Tags: Dr. Ivy Petersen, Dr. Narjust Duma, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, Dr. Travis Grotz, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Radiation Oncology, Sarcoma Tumor Review Board, Soft tissue sarcoma, thoracic surgery


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