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March 5, 2020

Grateful Patient Becomes Part of the Mayo Clinic Experience

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Joe Rath’s worries before radiation therapy treatment were short lived, thanks to reassurance from his care team and what he calls the Mayo Experience.

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Tags: Dr. Bradley Stish, Marshall Klein, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, prostate cancer, Radiation Therapy

January 7, 2020

‘The Beamer Gang’: Proton Therapy Patients Form Unique Friendship at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

An eclectic group of Mayo patients found themselves woven into a lasting friendship formed by the support they showed one another through treatments for prostate cancer.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, prostate cancer, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Rick Dunteman

March 6, 2018

Patient Brings Unique Flair (and a Proposal) To Cancer Treatment

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Doug Walsh came to Mayo Clinic for prostate cancer treatment and decided that while he was there, he was going to make the most of it. And that’s exactly what he did.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, prostate cancer, Proton Beam Therapy

January 16, 2018

Cancer Patient Crochets Blankets of Comfort and Hope for Others in Need

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Five years ago Bill Schluter began crocheting as part of his recovery from short-term memory loss. Since then, he’s made hundreds of blankets and given them away to help comfort others.

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Tags: Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, prostate cancer, Traumatic brain injury

July 16, 2015

Professional Driver Tommy Archer is Back in the Race After Beating Prostate Cancer

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Tommy Archer is used to living life in the fast lane. The very fast lane. Tommy is a Duluth-based professional road racer whose “racing resume is the stuff of legend,” reports his hometown paper, the Duluth News Tribune. Together with his teammate and brother Bobby, Tommy has won multiple Sports Car Club of America and […]

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Tags: Dr Bradley Leibovich, Dr Eugene Kwon, Dr Igor Frank, Dr R. Jeffrey Karnes, prostate cancer

January 14, 2014

Watercolor memories

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

Steve  Turchan, a Neenah, Wis., psychiatrist, considers himself a lucky man, with a good life, a great family and career, and faith. Any health issues he’s experienced, he says, are just ‘bumps in the road of life.’ That said, he’s had quite the bump-filled journey. According to a story in the Post-Crescent newspaper, the last 28 years of Turchan’s […]

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Tags: bladder cancer, eye cancer, heart transplant, Hodgkin's disease, ICU, prostate cancer

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