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June 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Melanoma Symposium Provides Education, Support and Inspiration

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Jerry Tischer is feeling great after treatment for an aggressive melanoma, but he knows how serious the diagnosis was and is appreciative of events like the Melanoma Education Symposium.

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Tags: Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Melanoma, Melanoma Education Symposium, Proton Beam Therapy, Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center


August 21, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Three-Year-Old Patient Takes Break From Proton Therapy to Talk Trash

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At just 3 years old, Reid Gleeson’s passion is quite unique. He loves all things garbage. Mayo staff recently pulled some strings so Reid could get an insider’s look at the world of garbage.

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Tags: Medulloblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy


May 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Difficult Diagnosis Brings Out the Best in Katie Blunck

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It would be understandable if a person diagnosed with incurable cancer didn’t feel like spreading joy to fellow patients in need of a smile. Katie Blunck, however, sees these encounters as “blessings in disguise.”

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Tags: Brain Cancer, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Proton Beam Therapy


March 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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

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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


November 16, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Her Fight Over, Pam Roe Wants to Give Back to Other Breast Cancer Patients

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One year ago, Pam Roe had life right where she wanted it. But after being diagnosed with breast cancer and enduring months of treatment, she’s now on a new mission — to give back.

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Tags: Breast Cancer, invasive lobular carcinoma, Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Proton Beam Therapy


August 29, 2017 · Leave a Comment

A Dance to Celebrate Beating the Odds

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Sometimes a patient’s story is so moving that it’s impossible not to be affected. Dr. Jonathan Morris explains why a moment he witnessed at a fundraising event is one he’ll never forget.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Jonathan Morris, Dr. Nadia Laack, Germ cell tumor, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Neuroradiology, Proton Beam Therapy


August 17, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Young Cancer Patient: ‘I Have Never Once Been Afraid of My Diagnosis’

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Kelly Leibold has achieved a great deal in her young life, including serving as head of her hometown chamber of commerce. But most impressive may be her grace in facing a cancer diagnosis.

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Medulloblastoma, Proton Beam Therapy


June 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Coasting Through Proton Beam Treatments

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When 4-year-old Sam Davidson first came to Mayo Clinic for proton beam therapy treatments, he was understandably scared. But before long, Sam was happily peddling through the halls on the way to his appointments.

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Child Life Specialist, Dr. Anita Mahajan, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Proton Beam Therapy, Radiation Oncology, Randy Mc Keeman


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