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Young Cancer Patient Heading to Super Bowl Thanks To Mayo, Hyundai Hope on Wheels

February 1, 2018

Young Cancer Patient Heading to Super Bowl Thanks To Mayo, Hyundai Hope on Wheels

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When 12-year-old Sullivan McGuire came to Mayo Clinic in January for a four-month checkup, he wasn’t expecting to leave with two tickets to this year’s Super Bowl.

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Tags: Dr. Carola Arndt, Dr. Peter Rose, Osteosarcoma, rotationplasty


Helping Pediatric Patients Round Third, Head for Home in Fight Against Cancer

August 15, 2017

Helping Pediatric Patients Round Third, Head for Home in Fight Against Cancer

By In the Loop In the Loop

Four-year-old Knox Olafson was recently given the opportunity to run the bases at Target Field, thanks to Brighter Tomorrows. His trek around the bases stole the hearts of those who got to witness it.

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Tags: Osteosarcoma, rotationplasty


December 4, 2014

Young Cancer Survivor Helps Others See Hope for Brighter Tomorrows

By In the Loop In the Loop

Shanna Decker knows what it’s like to be young and afraid, facing cancer, and in need of answers. She was there 16 years ago, when, at age 7, she was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma. “All I knew about cancer was that people died of cancer, basically,” Shanna tells the Mayo Clinic News […]

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Tags: Osteosarcoma, rotationplasty


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