Patient stories

  1. Exacting Surgery Eliminates a Pilot's Melanoma

    Diagnosed with melanoma, Mark Schoonover's skilled surgical team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire used a precise technique called Mohs surgery to remove all the cancer while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible. "Melanoma. That really got my attention." That's how Mark Schoonover, of Weynerhaeuser, Wisconsin, describes the moment he learned he [...]

  2. Successful Treatment in a Clinical Trial Means More Celebrations for Bridget Clausen

    Bridget Clausen refers to her seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren as "the love of my life." She treasures each of them and is proud to have a great-granddaughter named after her. The joy of a namesake is especially sweet, because when Bridget learned her granddaughter was pregnant, she wasn't sure she would be here to [...]

Jan. 28, 2016