The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

  1. 'Trio of Angels' Provide Care and Comfort for Breast Cancer Patient

    Mary Ann McDonough, Traci Miller, Kim Dalke and Roxanne Lorans, M.D. Going through a medical evaluation after being diagnosed with breast cancer was a nerve-wracking experience for Traci Miller. But members of her Mayo Clinic care team quickly stepped up to calm her worries and ease her fear. It's been said that music soothes the [...]

  2. 2 Teams, 1 Mission: Defeat Breast Cancer

    Diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, Elena Blevins worked with providers at Phoenix Indian Medical Center and Mayo Clinic through a collaboration that provides patients with comprehensive cancer care. Elena Blevins spends much of her time caring for others. Her career as an aide takes her into the homes of elderly individuals, where [...]

  3. Scalp Cooling Therapy Preserves Kristin Ferguson's Hair -- and Her Positive Attitude

    Diagnosed with breast cancer, Kristin Ferguson needed chemotherapy after a mastectomy. Uneasy about losing her hair, she was relieved to be offered a way to keep her long locks intact with scalp cooling therapy. It was during a March 2016 visit to the hair salon that Kristin Ferguson first heard about scalp cooling therapy. She [...]

Nov. 19, 2019
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  2. Breast SPOREs. National Cancer Institute. https://trp.cancer.gov/spores/breast.htm. Accessed Feb. 7, 2019.
  3. Find an NCI-designated cancer center. National Cancer Institute. https://www.cancer.gov/research/nci-role/cancer-centers/find. Accessed Feb. 7, 2019.