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January 13, 2022

Glimmer of Hope: Gregor Heinrich

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

While Gregor Heinrich never could have imagined that testicular cancer was related to his problems with vision and gait, learning he was positive for KLHL11 protein biomarkers meant he could receive treatment for both the cancer and the illness behind it. When Gregor Heinrich visited Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, in November 2019 seeking a second […]

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Tags: Dr. Divyanshu Dubey, Dr. John Mills, Dr. Sean PIttock, Dr. Sebastian Lopez, Gregor Heinrich, KLHL11, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, neurology, Testicular Cancer

May 13, 2021

Unique neurologic symptoms lead to surprising cancer diagnosis

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

A team of scientists from Mayo Clinic and two other institutions published a study in 2019 that showed the existence of an autoimmune disorder that affects men. The disorder causes the immune system to attack the brain, causing severe neurologic symptoms. That’s what happened to a Florida man, and his search for answers led him […]

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Tags: Dr. Sebastian Lopez, Gregor Heinrich, Testicular Cancer

July 24, 2019

Cancer Survivor Encourages Others to Heed the Signs

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Steve Larson was stunned when he received a diagnosis of testicular cancer in his mid-30s. Prompt treatment cured his disease, and now he’s urging other men to get checked if they have symptoms of this highly treatable form of cancer.

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Tags: Albert J. and Judith A. Dunlap Cancer Center, Dr. Sandeep Basu, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Testicular Cancer

November 17, 2014

Josh Russell Faces His Toughest Battle

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Josh Russell spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. But he says his toughest battle took place years after he left the military. In early 2011, Josh noticed a bump in his stomach around his navel. He thought the bump was a hernia, and his doctor initially agreed. Josh was scheduled for surgery, but […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, Dr. Bradley Leibovich, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Testicular Cancer, Urology

June 14, 2012

Battle with Cancer: Recurrent Testicular Lymphoma

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

My battle with cancer started a few years ago when I developed prostate cancer. My local doctor recommended a Radical Prostatectomy. He painstakingly spared all my nerves. I had no residual incontinence or impotence. PSA was NIL and has never returned. A few years later I detected a hardening of a testicle. Biopsies were sent […]

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Tags: 1136, 2405, 3640, 3719, 5279, 5335, Cancer, Dr. Inwards, Dr. Solomon, Mayo Clinic, Recurrent Testicular Lymphoma, Testicular Cancer

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