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Difficult Diagnosis Brings Out the Best in Katie Blunck

May 15, 2018

Difficult Diagnosis Brings Out the Best in Katie Blunck

By In the Loop intheloop

It would be understandable if a person diagnosed with incurable cancer didn’t feel like spreading joy to fellow patients in need of a smile. Katie Blunck, however, sees these encounters as “blessings in disguise.”

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Tags: Brain Cancer, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Proton Beam Therapy


Nurses Rally Around Colleague Diagnosed With Cancer

May 1, 2018

Nurses Rally Around Colleague Diagnosed With Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

Greg Redmond and his family faced a number of uncertainties after he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor. But one thing was clear: his colleagues wouldn’t let the Redmonds go through it alone.

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Tags: Brain Cancer, Brain Tumor, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Values Council, Michelle Redmond


Young Cancer Patient Writes Her Way to Wilderness Canoe Trip of a Lifetime

March 29, 2018

Young Cancer Patient Writes Her Way to Wilderness Canoe Trip of a Lifetime

By In the Loop intheloop

Julia Ruelle recently won an essay contest that landed her a five-day, fully outfitted canoe and camping trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness this coming summer.

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Tags: Brain Cancer, germinoma, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


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