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November 13, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Recovery Turns Into Cancer Battle for Avid Runner

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

                                    An avid runner, Judi Zitiello, 66, was forced into a six-week hiatus when she developed a meniscus tear in early 2014. The retired financial executive was always active – exercising, hosting dinner parties, and volunteering to run the JT Townsend […]

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Tags: Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Kristina DeMatas, Florida Campus, pancreas, Pancreatic Cancer, purple strides, Whipple


November 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Flying High after Successful Laparoscopic Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

Barbara Nehr and her husband Adam had recently retired. Their shared passion for designing and flying experimental airplanes had taken them on many adventures in the past 20 years – adventures they planned to continue. But then the Orlando couple’s plans took a detour. A routine test showed Barbara’s body was not flushing out toxins […]

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Tags: 2254, 5270, 5275, 5279, 5288, 5334, Adam Nehr, Barbara Nehr, Dr. Asbun, hepatobiliary, horacio asbun, Jacksonville


May 14, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Mother’s Day Gift for a Mom Who Has Everything (including Pancreatic Cancer)

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

On Mother’s Day, Jeanine Peterson told the story on her blog of the special gift she gave her mom, a Mayo Clinic patient. With her mom’s permission, we share a portion of the story here:

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Tags: 1136, 2254, 3719, 3723, 5275, 5279, 5316, 5334, Cancer, Mother's Day, Pancreatic Cancer, Whipple


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