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

March 5, 2020

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


Nurse Sews Pouches for Patients in Secret (Until Now)

February 4, 2020

Nurse Sews Pouches for Patients in Secret (Until Now)

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


Flamenco Dance Offers Unique Form of Healing

January 23, 2020

Flamenco Dance Offers Unique Form of Healing

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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

January 7, 2020

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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

December 10, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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

November 14, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


Hospital Wedding a Gift to Dying Mom

September 5, 2019

Hospital Wedding a Gift to Dying Mom

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


Are You Healthy Enough to Be a Space Tourist?

July 23, 2019

Are You Healthy Enough to Be a Space Tourist?

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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

July 11, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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

May 30, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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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