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January 8, 2014

Richard Rubenstein: Overcoming Rectal Cancer

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

A routine colonoscopy in 2007 saved Richard Rubenstein’s life. Richard, a retired executive from Scottsdale, Ariz., had expected to receive a clean bill of health, especially since he had no alarming symptoms or any family history of colorectal malignancies. Instead he received shocking news – he had stage 3 rectal cancer. Richard decided to pursue his […]

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December 11, 2012

Minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer offers renewed hope

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

A minimally invasive surgical option for rectal cancer at Mayo Clinic made Monica Hansen’s future more promising — for herself and her family.

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Tags: 3779, Eric Dozois M.D., Mayo Clinic, Monica Hansen, rectal cancer

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