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

March 6, 2018

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

By 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


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

January 16, 2018

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

By 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 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, Sr Communications Specialist 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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