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November 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Why James Benjamin is grateful for popcorn, video connections, robotic surgery and Dr. Pate

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

James Benjamin has found a reason to be grateful in each step of his unexpected path to Mayo Clinic and a better option to recover from surgery for kidney cancer. After talking with James Benjamin, you learn that he is a very grateful man. First off, James, of Lino Lakes, Minnesota, is grateful for popcorn. […]

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Tags: Center for Connected Care, Dr. Scott Pate, Dr. Steve Ommen, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Robotic Surgery


January 31, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Quick Action Paves the Way for Healing and Recovery

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

In their quest for clear answers and an accurate diagnosis, an Illinois couple received prompt attention and compassionate care at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Ashish Chintakuntlawar, Dr. Daniel Ma, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Kathryn Van Abel, Dr. Kerry Olsen, Head and neck surgery, otorhinolaryngology, Robotic Surgery, throat cancer


June 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Robot-Assisted Heart Surgery and a Return to an Active Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Six years ago, increased fatigue led Matt Rohrer to Mayo Clinic, where doctors told him his heart’s mitral valve had a severe leak. Today, after robot-assisted heart surgery, Matt is back to enjoying his busy family lifestyle.

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Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Hector Villarraga, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Robotic Surgery


October 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Orchestrating Cancer Treatment Not An Obstacle For International Musician

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Alvaro Gomez knows people in several continents and has access to health care in the U.S., Chile and Europe. When the Central Florida resident faced a prostate cancer diagnosis, he polled his acquaintances and doctors near and far and came up with one answer: Mayo Clinic. “I was fortunate that after taking into account the […]

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Tags: Central Florida, Dr. Wehle, Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, minimally invasive surgery, Orlando, Prostate Cancer, prostatectomy, Robotic Surgery


December 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Prostate cancer treated with robotic surgical system

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Diagnosed with prostate cancer at a relatively young age, Dr. Randall Minion chose robotic surgery as the best way to maintain his full, active lifestyle. Read Randall’s story.

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Tags: 1136, 2391, 5158, 5183, 5327, 5335, 5420, Dr. Igor Frank, Prostate Cancer, Randall Minion M.D., Robotic Surgery


November 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Robotic minimally invasive heart surgery reduces recovery time

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

With a business to run and an active lifestyle to maintain, Denny Waite turned to Mayo Clinic to find an experienced surgical team to perform his heart surgery and hasten his recovery.

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Tags: 1498, 5158, Denny Waite, Dr. Suri, heart murmur, Mayo Clinic, mitral regurgitation, Robotic Surgery


February 4, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic have developed a new robotic procedure performed through the mouth (transorally) to treat cancers of the tongue base and tonsils. Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers in the United States offering this surgery, and Mayo physicians have extensive experience in the procedure. In this video, Doctors Kerry Olsen, […]

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Tags: 1136, 5267, 5279, 5335, Head, Kerry Olsen, Mayo Clinic, Neck, Robotic Surgery, Steven Olsen, throat, tongue


October 4, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Jillayn Hey’s “Remarkable” Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Editor’s Note: Jillayn Hey, a Mayo Clinic patient from LaCrosse, WI, sent this story via email. I recently read an article titled; “Want to Heal? Tell Your Story. Narrative medicine boosts our bodies and souls”, Utne Reader (Sept.-Oct. 2009). The basis of the article is that through telling our personal stories of illness and disease, […]

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Tags: 5142, 5253, 5335, heart valve repair, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery


February 21, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

In last week’s Social Media Saturday post we introduced Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel and how you can view videos and pass them along to your family or friends who might find them interesting. But what if you want to share your story through video? One option is to contact our Mayo Clinic social media team when […]

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Tags: 1136, 3098, 4727, 5158, 5327, 5333, Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Grandma, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery, Snowboard


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