Patient stories

  1. The Discovery That Changes Everything

    I am a hard charging, creative, passionate person who listens to her “inner voice” as much as possible. Earlier this year, I was having multiple ear and throat infections which were not responsive to antibiotics.  After three rounds, my doctor decided to feel my throat – which led to a sonogram, followed by a biopsy.  [...]

  2. Routine Executive Health exam leads to cancer diagnosis

    Marilyn Dobski walked away from her first visit to Mayo Clinic with a clean bill of health. She wasn't as fortunate the second time around. Dobski and her husband, Tom, first came to Mayo Clinic in 2007 for physicals through Mayo's Executive Health Program. "We were impressed by the facility and the physicians," says Dobski. [...]

  3. Tom Sherrard

    Family Pressure Brings Timely Treatment

    Tom Sherrard often told his wife, Kris, that they really needed to spend more time in Minnesota. Tom has vacationed in Northern Minnesota ever since he was a youngster. Today he, Kris, and daughters Megan and Sarah continue to vacation at the family summer home, where they enjoy boating, fishing, and all the lake has [...]

Apr. 14, 2014