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December 8, 2016

Mayo Patient Celebrates End of Radiation Treatments with Scottish Flair

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Six months after having surgery to remove the cancer from his body, Leonard Hislop was told that the cancer had returned. He suddenly was facing 30 rounds of radiation. But instead of dreading those treatments, Leonard decided he was going to find a way to “make it fun.” And for the first 21 days, he […]

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Tags: Dr. Johnson Thistle, Gastroenterology, Nancy Heinzelman, Radiation Oncology


September 15, 2015

Incredible Hulk Helps Incredible Young Mayo Clinic Cancer Patient

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If 6-year-old Connor Weckworth had a superpower, it would be his will to live, according to his mom, April O’Connor. After emergency brain tumor surgery at the Saint Marys Campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital this past summer, Connor woke up and simply “asked for a sandwich,” she says. “Two days later, he was pulling himself […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Nancy Heinzelman, Proton Beam


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