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Items Tagged ‘Urology’

March 8, 2019

Innovative Imaging Charts Course to Successful Cancer Treatment

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When Bruce McVety’s prostate cancer returned after a seven-year remission, his doctor suggested he go to Mayo Clinic to receive a test that wasn’t available locally. Bruce listened. Today, after comprehensive treatment, the cancer is undetectable, and Bruce is grateful for his renewed health.

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Tags: Choline C-11 PET scan, Dr. C. Richard Choo, Dr. Eugene Kwon, Prostate Cancer, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Radiation Oncology, Urology


April 30, 2018

Cancer Worries Behind Him, Mountain Biker is Back to Tackling Trails

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

A mountain bike accident triggered a chain of events that led Joel Pankow to seek treatment at Mayo Clinic for a kidney tumor he believed to be cancer. To his great relief, Joel’s care team found he didn’t have cancer after all. Here Joel shares his Mayo Clinic experience in his own words.

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Tags: benign oncocytoma, Concierge Services, Dr. Bradley Leibovich, Dr. George Chow, Dr. Misty Radosevich, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, partial nephrectomy, renal cell carcinoma, Urology


November 17, 2014

Josh Russell Faces His Toughest Battle

By 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


February 6, 2013

After Bladder Cancer, this 19-Year-Old Girl gets a New Bladder

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

In the fall of 2004, Devi Chettiar was a healthy, active college student. Living in the Twin Cities, Devi was a sophomore who enjoyed her studies at the University of Minnesota. She also actively participated in a dance company and liked spending time with friends. In November of that year, though, things changed. Devi started […]

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Tags: 3098, 5163, 5335, Bladder Cancer, Devi Chettiar, neobladder, reconstruction, Urology


April 14, 2010

Sharing a Love for Running

By CSMMayo csmmayo

My story began in November 1993 when I was referred to Mayo Clinic with two abdominal tumors that were potentially cancerous. No tests indicated cancer, but as I was prepared for surgery, I was told that pathology would examine the tumors. If there was cancer, I might lose one or both kidneys because of the […]

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Tags: 3640, 4705, 5272, 5274, 5294, 5327, 5335, 5411, Neurofibromatosis, Neurological Surgery, Schwannomatosis, Urology


February 21, 2009

Snowboarding Great Grandma Cancer Survivor on YouTube

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network 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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