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When Jean Niven learned she had ovarian cancer, her desire to find a knowledgeable, compassionate physician led her to Mayo Clinic. Then, when her cancer returned, genetic information opened the door to fresh treatment options. Gathering all the necessary information about a decision prior to making it has always helped attorney Jean Niven in the [...]
Surviving Cervical Cancer, Sharing Her Story
When Lena Spotleson sought treatment for unexplained stomach pain, the 26-year-old was shocked to learn she had late-stage cervical cancer. But the aggressive treatment Lena received at Mayo Clinic eliminated the cancer. Now, in an effort to help others, she's sharing her perspective on being a cancer survivor. For a long time after Lena Spotleson [...]
Fostering a Peaceful Pregnancy
A Mayo Clinic prenatal program takes a new approach to improving care for women with low-risk pregnancies. Two-year-old Quinn Hales confidently places her toy stethoscope against baby sister Finley's chest to listen to her heartbeat. It's a skill she's been honing ever since Finley was just a curiosity in her mom's belly. When the girls' [...]
Teamwork and Telemedicine Save a Newborn's Life
When Mary Beth Delong experienced a medical emergency just before her son was born, specialists at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus worked together to secure a happy ending for all involved. "I was terrified," says Mary Beth Delong, recalling what should have been one of the happiest occasions [...]
Helping New Moms Emerge From Postpartum Depression
After her second child was born, Alethea Clark experienced a severe form of postpartum depression. With care from Mayo Clinic Health System, she eventually overcame the disorder. Now Alethea hopes her story will encourage others to seek help, too.? "I was a hot mess," says Alethea Clark of Menomonie, Wisconsin, recalling the turmoil she felt [...]
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