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August 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Envisioning a Future Without Breast Cancer

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With coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team and participation in a research clinical trial, Stacy Hanson is successfully combating a daunting breast cancer diagnosis.

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Tags: breast cancer, clinical trials, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, Dr. Sarvam TerKonda, Dr. Tri Dinh, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


March 21, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Holistic Care Makes Breast Cancer Journey Easier to Navigate

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As she thought about her cancer treatment options, Jennifer Deaderick knew she wanted to include therapies that would take all of her needs into account. She found the type of whole-person care she was looking for at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Dawn Mussallem, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


January 29, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Scalp Cooling Therapy Preserves Kristin Ferguson’s Hair — and Her Positive Attitude

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Diagnosed with breast cancer, Kristin Ferguson needed chemotherapy after a mastectomy. Uneasy about losing her hair, she was relieved to be offered a way to keep her long locks intact with scalp cooling therapy.

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Tags: Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, Dr. Saranya Chumsri, Invasive lobular carcinoma, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


October 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Freed From Lymphedema by Unique, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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  Joni Carithers was forced to deal with swelling in her arm due to lymphedema for years following breast cancer surgery. But in 2016, microsurgery at Mayo Clinic finally relieved the discomfort that had vexed her for so long.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Antonio Forte, Lymphedema, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


October 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Leah Nelms Feels Like Herself Again After Comprehensive Care for Breast Cancer

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After experiencing serious complications due to cancer treatment, Leah Nelms needed a team of experts who could work together to provide her with wide-ranging care. She found that team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Cardiology, Dr. Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Ivan Porter, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Dr. Sanjay Bagaria, nephrology, oncology, Radiation Oncology


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