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January 31, 2018

Quick Action Paves the Way for Healing and Recovery

By 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


December 22, 2017

Persistent Sore Throat Leads to Life-Saving Care

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When George Campbell was told his nagging sore throat was actually cancer, he could have stayed near home for treatment. Instead, he chose to pack up and drive 1,000 miles to Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus based on a friend’s positive experience there.

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Tags: Dr. John Stulak, Dr. Kathryn Van Abel, otorhinolaryngology, throat cancer


November 14, 2017

Treatment for Throat Cancer Gives Dentist New Point of View

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After undergoing robotic surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy as part of a clinical trial to treat cancer, Bruce Trulson has gained a new understanding of how he can better care for his own patients.

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Daniel Ma, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Jay Mitchell, Dr. Katharine Price, otorhinolaryngology, throat cancer


January 25, 2013

Physician Documents his Cancer Survival, Grateful to Mayo Clinic

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, an ophthalmologist from Lincoln, Nebraska. I noted a small asymptomatic mass on the right side of my neck in December 2006. When needle biopsy established it to be a poorly differentiated metastatic cancer of unknown origin, I asked a colleague for a referral to the institution best equipped to […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 5267, 5335, Dr. J. Kemper Campbell, Dr. Kerry Olsen, ENT, metastatic cancer, Neck, Surgery, throat cancer


November 19, 2012

Laser microsurgery for throat cancer preserves voice, function

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Transoral laser microsurgery was the right choice for throat cancer patient Danny Snodgrass.

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Tags: 3325, 5267, 5335, Danny Snodgrass, Dr. Eric Moore, Mayo Clinic, throat cancer


October 20, 2011

Thanks to Mayo, My Survival and Passion for Softball Will Continue

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I will never forget the afternoon of January 31, 2011, when I was at my local health provider and received the devastating news that I had stage 4 throat cancer at the base of my tongue that had spread to my lymph nodes. My local health care provider gave me all the bad news, with […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5267, 5279, 5335, arm, Brad Schwarck, Chicago, Eric Moore


August 2, 2011

Faster Recovery after Throat Cancer Surgery

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

When Rob Clary, 44, of Cave Creek, Ariz., needed surgery for cancer in his throat, the surgeon was able to remove the cancer through Clary’s mouth. Last February, Clary had surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, one of a few hospitals in the United States to offer this transoral approach for head and neck cancers. […]

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Tags: 1136, 3325, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5157, 5267, 5279, 5333, Rob Clary, throat cancer


March 13, 2009

Benefits of Collaborative Patient Care – Thoughts from a Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Surgeon

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice

In the video below, Eric Moore, M.D., a head and neck surgeon at Mayo Clinic, describes benefits of the comprehensive, collaborative and efficient patient care provided every day to Mayo Clinic patients. For more information on recent research by Dr. Moore, view the post and video on transoral robotic surgery for throat cancers.

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Tags: collaboration, ENT, Mayo, Mayo Clinic, otorhinolaryngology, patient care, throat cancer


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