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Running For Her Life — And For The Lives of Other Patients, Too

May 8, 2018

Running For Her Life — And For The Lives of Other Patients, Too

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At 22, college athlete and elite runner Gabriele Grunewald was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Today she continues to run, not only for her health but as a way to support other patients and raise funds for research.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, salivary gland cancer


February 16, 2017

Cancer Survivor’s Advice: ‘Take Time For Legos’

By In the Loop In the Loop

Sometimes, the little things in life can mean a lot. That’s (literally) the case with the tiny Lego action figure Kirk Gunderson keeps on his desk. The story behind his Lego friend goes back 3 1/2 years, to when Kirk was diagnosed with salivary gland cancer. The rare cancer led him to Mayo Clinic for […]

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Tags: Kirk Gunderson, salivary gland cancer


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