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August 14, 2014

Giving Owen, and others like him, a Brighter Tomorrow

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Paula Shaner-McDermott’s voice still cracks when she talks about the day in 2010 when Vilmarie Rodriguez, M.D., walked into her son Owen’s room on the Saint Marys campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital and sat down beside her. In the doorway, just as they had for some time now, stood about 20 other doctors of various specialties, as everyone continued […]

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Tags: Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Oncology, Owatonna


July 15, 2014

A Survivor’s Story

By In the Loop intheloop

Black Friday took on new meaning for Jay Johnson of Owatonna, Minnesota, after what was supposed to be a routine colonoscopy in November 2012. “My wife, Wendy, went in with me, and I felt good,” he tells the Owatonna People’s Press of his visit to Mayo Clinic Health System in Owatonna. “We had no concerns […]

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Tags: Cancer, colon cancer, colonoscopy, Mayo Clinic Health System, Owatonna


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