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October 22, 2018

Breathing Easier After Getting the Right Diagnosis

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Diagnosed with asthma, 12-year-old Ben Anderson was plagued with a chronic cough. For more than two years, his mother searched for an explanation for her son’s troubling symptoms until she found a Mayo Clinic physician who offered concrete answers.

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Tags: Asthma, Bronchiectasis, bronchoscopy, Dr. Nadir Demirel, Pulmonary Function Lab, Pulmonary Medicine, Tracheomalacia


September 6, 2018

Lung Screening Leads to Timely Cancer Care

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Participating in a lung screening research study at Mayo Clinic paved the way for early diagnosis and prompt treatment of lung cancer for Richard Jarvis.

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Tags: Dr. Karen Swanson, Dr. Staci Beamer, Dr. Steven Ressler, lung cancer, Lynda Facchiano, Pulmonary Medicine


April 18, 2018

Complex Surgery Saves a Life and a Lung

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Ken Settlemire’s lung cancer care at Mayo Clinic involved an intricate surgical procedure that eliminated the cancer while removing the smallest amount of lung tissue necessary.

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Tags: Dr. Ian Makey, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, Pulmonary Medicine


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