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March 5, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Transplant Patient Travels to South Korea to Help Spread the Magic of Organ Donation

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Many countries outside the U.S. don’t allow organ recipients and donor families to meet, but a Mayo patient’s trip to South Korea may help change that country’s views on such meetings.

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Tags: Bev Hansen, dialysis, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Pancreas transplant, Type 1 diabetes


February 4, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Nurse Sews Pouches for Patients in Secret (Until Now)

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For more than seven years, Mayo Clinic cardiac nurse Grace Miller has anonymously sewn and donated hundreds of the handmade pouches that are given to patients with temporary pacemakers.

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Tags: Grace Miller, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Nursing, Pacemaker, volunteer


January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Flamenco Dance Offers Unique Form of Healing

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A pilot program offered through Mayo Clinic’s Center for Humanities in Medicine in Arizona gives patients the opportunity to heal through the art of flamenco dance.

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Tags: Carol Graziano, Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


January 7, 2020 · Leave a Comment

‘The Beamer Gang’: Proton Therapy Patients Form Unique Friendship at Mayo Clinic

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An eclectic group of Mayo patients found themselves woven into a lasting friendship formed by the support they showed one another through treatments for prostate cancer.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, prostate cancer, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Rick Dunteman


December 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Secret Service Agent With Stage 4 Lung Cancer Runs to Raise Awareness, End Stigma

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Rod Wellman, a 46-year-old lifelong athlete and never-smoker, was blindsided by a diagnosis of lung cancer. Thanks to his efforts to raise awareness, others are learning about the disease.

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Tags: Dr. Helen Ross, Dr. Thomas Daniels, Lung Cancer, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


November 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Surprise Party for 85-Year-Old Nurse Who Shows No Signs of Slowing Down (or Retiring)

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Donna Alger has been a nurse for more than 60 years, the last 14 in Mayo Clinic’s Pre-Operative Evaluation Clinic. Her colleagues recently helped her celebrate her 85th birthday.

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Tags: Donna Alger, Dr. Richard Gray, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Nursing


September 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Hospital Wedding a Gift to Dying Mom

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Roma Liani hadn’t planned on getting married in the hospital. But then she learned that her beloved mother, Martha, was unlikely to ever leave it.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Kristina Butler, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Pam Glassley


July 23, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Are You Healthy Enough to Be a Space Tourist?

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As commercial spaceflight inches closer to becoming a reality, Jan Stepanek, M.D., explains the potential hazards and risks that may be associated with space travel.

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Tags: Aerospace Medicine, Dr. Jan Stepanek, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


July 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Hey, Hey: Cardiac Rehab Program Helps Pat Brickhouse Turn Back the Clock on Her Health

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Pat Brickhouse’s upcoming book about her life with legendary Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame broadcaster Jack Brickhouse includes stories of her Mayo Clinic experience.

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


May 30, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Of Mice and Myeloma: Researchers Unlock Promising New Model in Fight Against Cancer

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Researchers can now more accurately predict which multiple myeloma treatments are likely to work in humans after a scientific breakthrough on Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus.

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Tags: Discovery's Edge, Dr. Leif Bergsagel, Dr. Marta Chesi, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, multiple myeloma


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