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July 27, 2016

After Learning Flu-Like Symptoms Were Actually Thyroid Cancer, Mother Shares Advice to Help Save Others

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

It was 2012, and Beth Spreitzer was busy with life. Mothering her fourth-grade daughter and taking care of a household left no time to get sick. However, after experiencing what she thought were too many common symptoms – fatigue, chills, fever – and not improving, Beth thought something else must be wrong. “In the past, […]

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Tags: Dr. John Casler, Dr. Michael Meneffee, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Dr. Victor Bernet, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, thyroid cancer


December 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Family Pressure Brings Timely Treatment

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Radiation therapy and surgery put a stop to aggressive anaplastic thyroid cancer.

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Tags: 1136, 2298, 3723, 5266, 5279, 5315, 5335, Dr. Ian D. Hay, Dr. Robert L. Foote, Dr. Scott H. Okuno, Mayo Clinic, radiation therapy


December 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment

My 30-Year Journey with Mayo

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

My name is Ardyth Carpenter, and in 1982, I went to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, after experiencing a TIA. While there, Mayo’s work up discovered a malignancy in my right breast. I had no ill effects from the “mini-stroke” and the clinic was just a 75 mile drive from my home in Mankato but […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 5250, 5279, 5335, Ardyth Carpenter, breast cancer, Cancer, chemotherapy, Lymphedema, mastectomy, melanoma


December 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Routine Executive Health exam leads to cancer diagnosis

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Marilyn Dobski is happy to be able to spend time with her grandchildren following successful cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: 2298, 5268, Executive Health Program, Marilyn Dobski, Mayo Clinic, thyroid cancer


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