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Support and Hope For Families Facing Cancer

September 21st, 2017

Support and Hope For Families Facing Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

Receiving news that your child has cancer can be an isolating experience. That’s why the nonprofit Brighter Tomorrows, an organization that connects families affected by childhood cancer, can be an invaluable resource.

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Tags: Dr. Gesina Keating, Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic, Pediatric brain tumors, Pediatric Neurology


March 28th, 2017

Bear Hunt Reunites Young Cancer Patient and His Furry Friend

By In the Loop intheloop

Social media can bring out the worst in people. But it can also bring out the best, as it did last week when it helped reunite 5-year-old Aiden Remme with his beloved teddy bear, Tedz. Aiden’s furry friend has been with him through every step of his treatment for a brain tumor at Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Dr. Amulya Nageswara Rao, Dr. David Daniels, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Oncology, Scott Gulbranson


June 7th, 2016

Diagnosing the Canvas – Mayo Physician Offers New Diagnosis for Iconic Subject of Painting “Christina’s World”

By In the Loop intheloop

Marc Patterson, M.D., recently diagnosed a patient he’d never met but had seen many times over the years. The patient, Anna Christina Olson, was the real-life inspiration for one of the most famous paintings in American history: Andrew Wyeth’s “Christina’s World.” According to a recent article in LiveScience, Olson, who lived near Wyeth in Cushing, […]

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Tags: Andrew Wyeth, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Dr. Marc Patterson, LIveScience, Pediatric Neurology


September 8th, 2015

The $1,700 Lemonade Stand

By In the Loop intheloop

Sylvia Buchanan was around 4 years old when her parents, Debra and Chris, “noticed she couldn’t pick up her left foot.” That discovery started the family on a search to find answers that would lead them to Mayo Clinic, they tell our friends at Mayo Clinic Magazine. The family’s quest began in their home state […]

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Tags: Dr Michelle Mauermann, Dr Suresh Kotagal, Dr. Robert Spinner, Pediatric Neurology


December 16th, 2014

Ready for Tip-off

By In the Loop intheloop

Read time: 2 minutes Sports provide a fertile field for comeback stories. And one recently told by Bismarck Tribune, is worth celebrating on the court and in the surgical suite. The Tribune profiles Bismarck’s Century High School varsity basketball player Luke Leingang, who returned to the court this year after being treated for a tumor […]

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Tags: Cancer, Osteoblastoma, Pediatric Neurology


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