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April 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Cancer Diagnosis Turns Student Athlete Into Student Advocate

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On Dec. 1, 2015, Miranda Mead learned that the back pain she’d attributed to a fall was actually a tumor. She was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare cancer, just days after her 16th birthday. So instead of getting her driver’s license, Miranda got a treatment plan, including proton beam therapy at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester […]

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Tags: Ewing's Sarcoma, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Proton Beam Therapy Program


April 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Young Cancer Patient Shows What It Means to Be ‘Hunter Strong’

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Lisa Gifford is a mother. She’s also a pediatric nurse. So she knew something wasn’t right with her youngest son, Hunter. “He was having trouble urinating,” Lisa tells us. Initially, she chalked it up to a urinary tract infection. But his primary care provider ruled that out after Hunter’s blood work came back fine. Later […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Ewing's Sarcoma, Lisa Gifford, Proton Beam Therapy Program


April 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Medical Student Learns About Life, Love, and Spirituality During ‘Year of Suffering’

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If you need proof of the old adage “to truly understand something you must experience it first-hand,” look no further than Maggie Cupit-Link. Diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at the end of her freshman year of college, Maggie, now a third-year Mayo Clinic School of Medicine student, was uprooted from her life and began a year-long […]

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Tags: Cancer, Chemotherapy, Ewing's Sarcoma, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine


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