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November 19, 2018

Making Music Again After Bidding a Tumor Goodbye

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After months of living with sharp, shooting pain in her arm, Corrine Craig sought help at Mayo Clinic. Her care and treatment by a multidisciplinary team took away the pain and allowed the piano player to return to the pastime she loves.

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Tags: Dr. Pelagia Kouloumberis, Dr. Shelley Noland, Neurosurgery, Schwannoma


January 12, 2018

Successful Surgery Opens the Door to Brighter Days Ahead

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When a nerve tumor threatened Ana Paula Wiechers health and mobility, a team of specialists at Mayo Clinic came together to perform a complex surgery that removed the tumor without any long-term complications.

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Lachance, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Dr. Randall DeMartino, Dr. Robert Spinner, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Schwannoma


May 9, 2016

Simulation and Reality Meet to Find Ideal Surgical Approach for Florida Patient

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For six months, Chad Thompson slept sitting up to ease debilitating headaches caused by a tumor growing on a nerve in his head. Now, after a successful surgery at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus in March, the 40-year-old Jacksonville resident is having conversations with friends and co-workers that he never expected. “People keep asking, ‘When are […]

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Tags: anatomage, Chad Thompson, Dr. John Casler, Florida, MayoClinicFL, Otorhinolaryngoloyg, Schwannoma, Simulation Center


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