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Son's Rare Genetic Disease Brings out the Best in Marlis O'Brien

October 4, 2018

Son’s Rare Genetic Disease Brings out the Best in Marlis O’Brien

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Marlis O’Brien relied on numerous organizations for guidance after her young son was diagnosed with a rare disease. That experience inspired her to volunteer and be there for others who need help.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Neurology, pediatric neurotransmitter deficiency


Care Team, Minnesota Vikings Team Up to Make Young Patient's Dreams Come True

August 30, 2018

Care Team, Minnesota Vikings Team Up to Make Young Patient’s Dreams Come True

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Jaren Berg had seizures for three years before he was diagnosed with Long QT syndrome. Thanks to a recommendation by his care team, the young Vikings fan was granted a wish that got him up close and personal with his favorite team.

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Tags: Dr. Bryan Cannon, Dr. Christopher Moir, Dr. Eric Payne, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Michael Ackerman, epilepsy, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, Long QT syndrome, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Neurology


Support and Hope For Families Facing Cancer

September 21, 2017

Support and Hope For Families Facing Cancer

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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 28, 2017

Bear Hunt Reunites Young Cancer Patient and His Furry Friend

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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 7, 2016

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

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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 8, 2015

The $1,700 Lemonade Stand

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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 16, 2014

Ready for Tip-off

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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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