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October 6, 2014

“I Feel Like Me Again”

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Carly Edgar faced a mystery illness, the baffling effects of a rare autoimmune disease, and the prospect of reconstructive surgery, but she found hope and help at Mayo Clinic. In January 2013, Carly Edgar, an otherwise healthy 20-something, found herself in the hospital and in severe pain. The pain seemed to originate from near one […]

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Tags: Dr. Ashley O'Reilly, Dr. Grant Hamilton, Dr. Uma Thanarajasingam, reconstructive surgery, Relapsing Polychondritis


May 10, 2011

Spreading the Message of Skin Cancer Awareness

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

Karen Teaser has always led a very active lifestyle outdoors. A former lifeguard, Teaser, who resides in Iowa and winters in Arizona with her husband Jim, spent years out on the water and relaxing in the sun. After being diagnosed with basal cell skin carcinoma a little over two years ago, Karen came to Mayo […]

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Tags: 1136, 3036, 5279, 5309, 5333, Arizona, basal cell carcinoma, Mayo Clinic, Moh's surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer awareness, skin cancer prevention


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