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January 12, 2017

Doctor’s Essays on Living (and Dying) Well Get New Life

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Dave Eitrheim, M.D., wouldn’t let dying stop him from living. After Dr. Eitrheim, a longtime physician at Mayo Clinic Health System — Red Cedar in Menomonie, Wisconsin, was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he continued to do what he’d always done. As we wrote previously, that included running marathons and ultramarathons, which had always been an […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. David Eitrheim, Mayo Clinic Health System


January 19, 2016

Friends, Colleagues Honor Physician With Final Run

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Last year, we checked in with David Eitrheim, M.D., after he had finished his 90th marathon — miles he ran while living with a terminal cancer diagnosis. We were saddened to learn that Dr. Eitrheim recently “completed the race of his life,” on Jan. 1. “Finishing time,” according to his lovingly written obituary, “was 58 […]

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January 22, 2015

Taking the Long View When Time Is Short

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It’s not every day that you hear about someone diagnosed with terminal cancer running a marathon. But David Eitrheim, M.D., a longtime physician at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar, in Menomonie, Wisconsin, did just that last November, completing the Rails to Trails marathon, held along the Elroy-Sparta State Trail. This month, he’s taking […]

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Tags: Dr. David Eitrheim, Dr. James Deming, marathon, Mayo Clinic Health System, Running


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