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Three-Year-Old Patient Takes Break From Proton Therapy to Talk Trash

August 21, 2018

Three-Year-Old Patient Takes Break From Proton Therapy to Talk Trash

By In the Loop intheloop

At just 3 years old, Reid Gleeson’s passion is quite unique. He loves all things garbage. Mayo staff recently pulled some strings so Reid could get an insider’s look at the world of garbage.

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Tags: Medulloblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy


Young Cancer Patient: 'I Have Never Once Been Afraid of My Diagnosis'

August 17, 2017

Young Cancer Patient: ‘I Have Never Once Been Afraid of My Diagnosis’

By In the Loop intheloop

Kelly Leibold has achieved a great deal in her young life, including serving as head of her hometown chamber of commerce. But most impressive may be her grace in facing a cancer diagnosis.

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Medulloblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy


November 5, 2015

Vito Rings the Bell, Ready for Next Act

By In the Loop intheloop

Nicole Skaro knew something wasn’t right when the Emergency Department physician came in a fourth time to look at photos she’d taken of her young son, Vito. In the images, he was looking out of the corner of his eyes and holding his head in what she describes as “unnatural, weird” positions. Doctors initially thought […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Medulloblastoma, Proton Beam


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