Celebrity Patients

July 20, 2012

MTV Reality Star Diem Brown Chooses to Delay Cancer Treatment to Preserve Eggs

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MTV reality star Diem Brown has decided to undergo another round of fertility treatments in order to harvest more eggs before she surgically removes her ovary as part of her cancer treatment, People.com reported… According to the Mayo Clinic, ovarian cancer can often go undetected for a long period of time… Risks for the disease can […]

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Tags: Diem Brown, fertility treatments, Fox News, Ovarian Cancer


July 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 20, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA […]

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Tags: ABC News, Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, alzheimer's disease, Arizona Republic, baby boomers, Dr. Berger, Dr. David Knopman, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Wyatt Decker, identifying Alzheimer's patients, Jayson Werth


July 19, 2012

Jayson Werth Ready for Rehab Assignment Friday, Reflects on Recovery Process

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Jayson Werth cannot remember the first week after he broke his left wrist. All the post-surgery medication turned it into a haze, which made it easier to take than the months that followed. He sat in the Nationals dugout during home games or watched from home during road games… Richard Berger, the Mayo Clinic surgeon […]

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Tags: broken wrist, Dr. Richard Berger, Jayson Werth, Washington Post


July 12, 2012

Celebrity Diets: Fit or Fad – Anna Kournikova’s Portion Control

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Given the many bikini-clad pictures of her and beau Enrique Iglesias, you wouldn’t think Anna would admit to eating at McDonald’s and Burger King, but she has…The Mayo Clinic staff demystifies portion control in their “Guide to Portion Control For Weight Loss.” The slide show teaches how portions and serving sizes vary and gives suggestions […]

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Tags: diet, Guide to Portion Control For Weight Loss


June 22, 2012

Nick Cannon’s Autoimmune Disease: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Host Opens Up About His Health

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Nick Cannon is opening up about the series of health problems he’s faced over the last couple of months.  The 31-year-old has revealed that the kidney disease he was hospitalized for earlier this year was a result of an autoimmune disease, People magazine reported…Lupus in particular is when the immune system attacks the body’s tissues […]

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Tags: kidney disease, lupus, Nick Cannon


June 20, 2012

Chad Greenway Rejoins Vikings While Father Continue Leukemia Battle

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Chad Greenway rejoined his Minnesota Vikings teammates for minicamp on Tuesday and said he’s glad to be back after missing the bulk of voluntary workouts because of his father’s illness. Greenway’s father, Alan, is ill with leukemia, but not in hospice care as had been reported. “Basically, he’s dealing with complications due to the leukemia […]

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Tags: Chad Greenway, ESPN, leukemia


June 18, 2012

Mets Treating Davis As If He Has Valley Fever

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The Mets’ Spring Training camp has been open — officially — for a week. And thus far, Ike Davis has “done everything I’m supposed to do.” …But manager Terry Collins acknowledged Saturday the club is treating Davis as if Valley Fever has been diagnosed and the Mets are monitoring their first baseman…A Mayo Clinic website […]

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Tags: Ike Davis, New York Mets, valley fever


June 12, 2012

GMA anchor announces she has rare blood disorder

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An announcement by Robin Roberts has had a ripple effect across the country. Many people are now talking about bone marrow donations. This morning, the Good Morning America anchor said she has a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. She will need chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant…”If people do not have that, then […]

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Tags: Dr. Sandeep Basu, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts


June 12, 2012

Tommy Chong Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

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Tommy Chong, best known as part of the pot-smoking duo “Cheech and Chong” announced on Saturday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to CNN, and said medicinal marijuana is the cure to his ails…Symptoms of prostate cancer include trouble urinating, decreased force in the stream of urine, blood in the urine, bone […]

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Tags: iScienceTimes, medical marijuana, prostate cancer, Tommy Chong


June 12, 2012

GMA Anchor Announces She Has Rare Blood Disorder

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An announcement by Robin Roberts has had a ripple effect across the country. Many people are now talking about bone marrow donations. This morning, the Good Morning America anchor said she has a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. She will need chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant…”If people do not have that, then […]

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Tags: bone marrow transplant, Dr. Sandeep Basu, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts, WOOW Eau Claire


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