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Beads of Courage Help Mark Milestones of Treatment

July 11, 2019

Beads of Courage Help Mark Milestones of Treatment

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Christy Collins, a cardiology nurse at Mayo Clinic, was inspired by a young patient, Colten, to start a Beads of Courage program at Mayo.

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Tags: Congenital Heart Defect, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program


Ridin' On: One Man's Mission to Spread Cancer Awareness from Coast to Coast

July 9, 2019

Ridin’ On: One Man’s Mission to Spread Cancer Awareness from Coast to Coast

By In the Loop intheloop

Last December, Pat Shannon announced to his wife and to his Mayo oncologist that he was going to take a 10,000-mile journey on his motorcycle, despite still battling a rare cancer he’s had since 2007.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Katharine Price, Dr. Kerry Olsen, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Clinical Trials Key to Lung Cancer Patient's Survival

July 9, 2019

Clinical Trials Key to Lung Cancer Patient’s Survival

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In 2014, Katherine Bensen — a young, healthy non-smoker — learned her persistent cough was caused by stage IV lung cancer. She’s found one key to successfully fighting it: clinical trials.

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Julian Molina, Lung Cancer, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Chris Norton Keeps on Turning Pain Into Purpose

June 25, 2019

Chris Norton Keeps on Turning Pain Into Purpose

By In the Loop intheloop

Five years after a spinal cord injury, Chris Norton continues to inspire others, most recently by launching a camp for kids in wheelchairs and their families.

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Tags: Chris Norton, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program


"Mayo Angels" Help Heal a Broken Heart

June 20, 2019

“Mayo Angels” Help Heal a Broken Heart

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When Troy Salonen learned he would need a second surgery to repair his heart, he and his wife traveled from North Dakota to Mayo Clinic, where they found a home away from home.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Alberto Pochettino, Hemolytic anemia, leaky valve, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Reade Quinton, M.D. -- Mayo Clinic Physician-slash-Magician

June 20, 2019

Reade Quinton, M.D. — Mayo Clinic Physician-slash-Magician

By In the Loop intheloop

Dr. Reade Quinton has found that the art of magic has much in common with the art of medicine, using his not-so-hidden talent as a way to connect with patients.

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Tags: Division of Anatomic Pathology, Dr. Reade Quinton, Joe Swicklik, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Sophie's Blankets of Hope, Warmth and Comfort

June 18, 2019

Sophie’s Blankets of Hope, Warmth and Comfort

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Nine-year-old Sophie Neu knows that her mother’s job as a nurse manager at Mayo Clinic is to help sick kids, so Sophie decided she wanted to do something to care for them as well.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit


Livestrong Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal, Body and Spirit

June 13, 2019

Livestrong Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal, Body and Spirit

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A YMCA program in Rochester gives people a chance to regain their health after cancer, and offers Mayo’s Physical Therapy student volunteers an opportunity to hone their skills while helping others.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, Heather Stonelake-French, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy


Hospice Team Gives Patient the Public Recognition, Thanks She's Long Deserved

June 13, 2019

Hospice Team Gives Patient the Public Recognition, Thanks She’s Long Deserved

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Seven decades after serving as a member of the U.S. Navy’s female code breakers during World War II, Helen Chadwick was recognized for that service at a We Honor Veterans ceremony.

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Tags: Hospice Care, Mayo Clinic Hospice Volunteer Program, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, We Honor Veterans Program


How fruit flies are helping make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients

June 11, 2019

How fruit flies are helping make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients

By In the Loop intheloop

Fruit flies are an all too common annoyance, but they’re also a powerful new tool for researchers at Mayo Clinic in their quest to make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients.

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Discovery's Edge, Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Christopher Groen, Dr. Eugenia Trushina, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Peripheral Neuropathy


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