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Bringing Her Leg and a Message to Washington

March 22, 2018

Bringing Her Leg and a Message to Washington

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  Nicole Ver Kuilen has gone to great lengths and traveled many miles to share her message about the challenges that amputees face as well as what can be done about it.

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Tags: Bone Cancer


Forrest Stump: A Journey From Amputee to Athlete to Advocate

October 5, 2017

Forrest Stump: A Journey From Amputee to Athlete to Advocate

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When Nicole Ver Kuilen was 10 years old, she was diagnosed with cancer and had her leg amputated. Today, she’s embarking on a 1,500 mile journey to raise awareness about issues facing amputees.

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Tags: Bone Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Osteosarcoma


February 2, 2017

From Pediatric Cancer Patient to Advocate (and More)

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Hanna Hughes was a “super active” teenager and played soccer for Rochester Lourdes High School when she started having hip pain. At first, doctors suspected a pulled muscle and recommended physical therapy. But the pain persisted, and an MRI revealed the reason: Hanna had a tumor in her hip. A grapefruit-sized tumor.

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Tags: Bone Cancer, Dr. Peter Rose, Osteosarcoma, volunteers


October 18, 2016

After Amputation, Patient Finds His ‘New Normal’ With Help From His Care Team

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Randy Herlein was 51 when he traveled from his home in western Michigan to Rochester to receive treatment for a rare form of bone cancer. That treatment ultimately involved having his right leg amputated. And as he lay in a hospital bed at Mayo Clinic Hospital’s Saint Marys campus one day after surgery, Randy struggled […]

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Tags: Bone Cancer, Dr. Courtney Sherman, Dr. Franklin Sim, Dr. Scott Okuno, Grand Canyon, Marlene Einertson, Prostetic Leg


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