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Helping Families Talk to Kids About Cancer

July 23, 2019

Helping Families Talk to Kids About Cancer

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A program that provides support for families of cancer patients was just what Sean Snyder and his son, Evan, had been looking for since his wife was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.

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Tags: Autumn Jones, Chrys Yates, CLIMB, Family First, Lyndra P. Daniel Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

July 18, 2019

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

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Aja Fisher’s dream of becoming a doctor was put on hold after a leukemia diagnosis. She’s sharing her story to help raise awareness of the need for bone marrow donors among minority populations.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. James Foran, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat's Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic

June 6, 2019

Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat’s Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic

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Jimmy Farhat has spent three years on the kidney transplant list, sharing his story with anyone who would listen. That wait will come to an end soon, thanks to an anonymous donor.

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Tags: dialysis, Kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Polycystic Kidney Disease


Special Delivery: Florida EMT Helps Transport New Heart for Uncle

May 9, 2019

Special Delivery: Florida EMT Helps Transport New Heart for Uncle

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Teddy Ross, an emergency medical technician, had just driven a heart by ambulance to Mayo Clinic when he realized that the heart was for his uncle, who was there awaiting a transplant.

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Tags: Dr. Rohan Goswami, heart failure, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Mayo Clinic Offers New Hope to Patients With COPD

April 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic Offers New Hope to Patients With COPD

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Wayne Peterson came to Mayo knowing it may be his last chance to find relief from COPD. What he didn’t know was that he’d be the first in Minnesota to undergo a new, life changing lung procedure.

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Tags: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Care, Dr. Eric Edell, Dr. Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, Emphysema, Interventional Pulmonology, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


For Dr. Joy Wolfram and Team, the Future of Cancer Treatment Is in the (Nanoparticle) Details

April 16, 2019

For Dr. Joy Wolfram and Team, the Future of Cancer Treatment Is in the (Nanoparticle) Details

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo Clinic’s Joy Wolfram, Ph.D., is recognized by Forbes in the magazine’s “30 under 30” list for her and her team’s innovative research aimed at revolutionizing targeted cancer treatments. Being named to a Forbes Magazine list probably isn’t on the radar of many researchers, especially those just starting their careers. But Mayo Clinic’s Joy Wolfram, […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Joy Wolfram, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Laboratory


Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic's Simulation Centers

April 11, 2019

Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic’s Simulation Centers

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From the realistic looking wounds to the high-tech manikins, everything in Mayo’s Simulation Centers is geared toward teaching providers how to help their future patients.

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Tags: Amy Lannen, Anatomage, Dr. Leslie Simon, Dr. Michael Maniaci, J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

March 19, 2019

Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

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Staff in Mayo Clinic’s Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology are researching how the immune system can target the nervous system, and more importantly for patients, how to treat it.

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Tags: autoimmune encephalitis, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Dr. Jason Siegel, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Medical Director of Native American Programs Was 'Meant to be a Healer'

January 31, 2019

Medical Director of Native American Programs Was ‘Meant to be a Healer’

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Dr. Judith Kaur has spent her career improving the lives and health of American Indians, especially when it comes to the early detection and treatment of cancer.

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Tags: Dr Judith Kaur, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Native American Programs


ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher

January 29, 2019

ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher

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As a researcher in neuroscience, Mayo Clinic’s Tania Gendron, Ph.D., doesn’t typically see patients, so she was excited for the opportunity to meet with a patient who was interested in her ALS research.

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Tags: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Discovery's Edge, Dr. (Kevin) Boylan, Dr. Leonard Petrucelli, Dr. Tania Gendron, Mayo Clinic in Florida


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