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September 23, 2019

Innovative Treatment Moves Conner Beyond Cancer

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When Conner O’Brien was faced with daunting cancer treatment options that carried long-term side effects, his doctors referred him to Mayo Clinic. Today, because of the less-invasive and targeted treatments he was offered at Mayo, Conner’s tumor is gone, and his quality of life is excellent.

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Safia Ahmed, Dr. Scott Okuno, Head and neck surgery, Rhabdomyosarcoma


May 6, 2015

Proton Beam Therapy Gives Young Girl Good Prognosis Despite (Frightening) Diagnosis

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

It’s one thing to teach compassionate communication. It’s another thing altogether to be on the receiving end of, “Your daughter has cancer.” Learn how proton beam therapy gave Sherry Chesak, Ph.D., and her family hope. 

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Tags: Dr. Robert Foote, Dr. Sameer Keole, Dr. Steven Schild, Jacobson Building, Proton Therapy, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Rochester Campus, Soft Tissue Cancer


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