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Third Grader 'Braves the Shave' to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

May 21, 2019

Third Grader ‘Braves the Shave’ to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

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For the third straight year, young Sophie Vanderheiden shaved her head to raise awareness, and money, for childhood cancer research during the annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event.

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Tags: Amanda Vanderheiden, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pediatrics


Years After Craniosynostosis Surgery, Mayo Clinic Patient Becomes Mayo Employee

May 14, 2019

Years After Craniosynostosis Surgery, Mayo Clinic Patient Becomes Mayo Employee

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Tricia Mueller’s first experience at Mayo was as a 3-month-old who needed major surgery. Today she’s on the other end of care, at times sharing her story with patients so they know they’re not alone.

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Tags: Craniosynostosis, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Sandy Burke, Tricia Mueller


Child Life Specialist and Her Family Care for Patients in Papua New Guinea

May 2, 2019

Child Life Specialist and Her Family Care for Patients in Papua New Guinea

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A six-month overseas mission trip with her family was life changing in many ways for Jenn Rodemeyer, including how she views her work as a child life specialist at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Child Life Specialist, Jenn Rodemeyer, malaria, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, tuberculosis, volunteer, YWAM Medical Ships


Cy's Place: After Tragedy, Couple Opens Home to Families of Pediatric Patients

April 30, 2019

Cy’s Place: After Tragedy, Couple Opens Home to Families of Pediatric Patients

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Randy and Ree Erickson lost their son Silas to cancer in 2007, but his memory lives on in the way they live their lives: supporting families of children facing significant medical challenges.

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Tags: Cy's Place, Dr Jonathan Johnson, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Neuroblastoma, pediatrics, transplant


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


Volunteering at Mayo Clinic a Family Affair for Lynn and Siri Olson

April 11, 2019

Volunteering at Mayo Clinic a Family Affair for Lynn and Siri Olson

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Lynn Olson and her granddaughter Siri have more in common than just a last name. Both are passionate about helping others, and volunteering at Mayo gives them the opportunity to do that.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services, Mayo Clinic Young Volunteers Program


Thirty Years Later, Liver Transplant Patient MaryEllen Lannon Still Going Strong

April 9, 2019

Thirty Years Later, Liver Transplant Patient MaryEllen Lannon Still Going Strong

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Before her transplant 30 years ago, MaryEllen Lannon was cautiously optimistic: there were so many unknowns at the time, yet she knew her Mayo care team would do everything they could to save her life.

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Tags: Dr. Nicholas LaRusso, Dr. Russell Wiesner, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Pediatric Cancer Patient Donates Bell to Help Mark End of Journey

March 28, 2019

Pediatric Cancer Patient Donates Bell to Help Mark End of Journey

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More than three years after starting cancer treatment, 9-year-old Gabe Carranza proudly rang the bell that he and his family donated to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adam Savage, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Mayo Nurse Practitioner Competes in Her 15th (and Perhaps) Final Iditarod

March 28, 2019

Mayo Nurse Practitioner Competes in Her 15th (and Perhaps) Final Iditarod

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Cindy Gallea and her team of dogs may have been just shy of finishing this year’s Iditarod race, but their trek across Alaska was still a successful one.

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Tags: Cindy Gallea, Iditarod, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


'This is How You Do It' -- Internet Entrepreneur Jason Hirschhorn Writes About His Mayo Experience

March 26, 2019

‘This is How You Do It’ — Internet Entrepreneur Jason Hirschhorn Writes About His Mayo Experience

By In the Loop intheloop

Jason Hirschhorn was “intrigued” by what he had heard about Mayo Clinic from a friend, who happens to be a member of the Board of Trustees. So he decided to check it out for himself.

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Tags: cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Model of Care, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolarngology, Psychiatry


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