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July 20, 2017

Leukemia Diagnosis Changes Life, Career Path, for Mayo Physician

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Allison Rosenthal, D.O., went to medical school for the sole purpose of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. All of that changed, however, when she was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia at the age of 24.

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Tags: Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, Dr. Allison Rosenthal, Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic Arizona

May 2, 2017

Back on the Field and Winning at Game of Life

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

By the time he’d celebrated his 18th birthday, Logan Carmick had been through the medical wringer. Born with renal hypoplasia, he had his first kidney transplant when he was just 4 years old. Logan’s father, Steve, was his donor, The Arizona Republic reports. “It was just a fluke,” Steve tells the paper. “A blockage in […]

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Tags: Dr. Romanita Nica, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Renal hypoplasia

February 5, 2015

A Migraine Specialist Wish List

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Change is rarely easy. Or without anxiety. That perhaps holds doubly true for our health care. (Imagine ending a long-term health care relationship and agreeing you should start seeing other doctors.) So we were interested to read about the experience of Cyndi Jordan, a self-described patient advocate and migraineur, who recently documented her experience visiting […]

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Tags: Dr. Todd Schwedt, Mayo Clinic Arizona, migraine

April 17, 2014

Cesar Alvarez: LIVEr

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

There was a time when Cesar Alvarez was the one doing the rescuing. But the retired Los Angeles firefighter now focuses his attention on the things that saved his life — a test that led to a diagnosis of liver cancer and the liver transplant that allowed him to regain his health. You can see […]

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Tags: Cancer, Liver cancer, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix

December 19, 2013

Holiday giving and receiving

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

It’s become something of a holiday tradition here at In the Loop that around this time of year, people send us gifts. And we happily accept these gifts, because they come in the form of emails with stories of the wonderful things Mayo folks are doing to give back to the community around the holidays. The only […]

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Tags: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, Parking tickets, Salvation Army Teens, Sports Medicine Center, Toys for Tots

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