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New Mayo Clinic Technology Lowers Risks for Premature Babies

Baby Jase's entry into the world was sudden ... and two months too early. A new tablet-based technology allowed local doctors and Mayo Clinic specialists to collaborate on life-saving medical care. [TRT 3:50] Journalists: A broadcast quality video package is available in the downloads.   This is a special report [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Claire’s Story

Claire had cancer … but she also had energy, enthusiasm, wisdom, grace and gratitude. Her tenacity and spirit lifted those who loved her. What she gave to others is immeasurable and what she’s still giving seems infinite. She especially wanted young people to know about melanoma. This is Claire’s journey [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Rare Cancer Leads to Rare Rotationplasty Surgery

Seventeen years ago a little girl with osteosarcoma had groundbreaking surgery at Mayo Clinic . This rare cancer involved her knee and a rare procedure called rotationplasty. She was one of the first children in North America to have this unique surgery which enabled her to walk, ride a bike, roller blade and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Screening for Lung Cancer in High Risk Patients With X-rays vs. CT Scans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEiOtIGF8rM For many years, doctors have known that screening for certain cancers saves lives.  Breast cancer and colon cancer are two examples. Now you can add lung cancer to that list. The National Lung Screening Trial results showed screening people at high risk of lung cancer with CT scans saves [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

The Last Brother's Heart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSo35TN_CU A Detroit area man has a very special appreciation for the value of organ donation. It helped him survive a medical condition that has decimated his immediate family. For the Mayo Clinic News Network, Dennis Douda has the story of the last brother and the efforts to help him [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Remember the Vital Vaccinations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbf43vUw7u8 Vaccines have all but wiped out some terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States, but that success doesn't mean we shouldn't vaccinate against them anymore. Dennis Douda has this report.[TRT 1:55] Click here for script. Journalists: The video report and additional b-roll are available in the downloads. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

When Breast Cancer Travels to the Brain: Laser Therapy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HjfQUk7D2w A diagnosis of cancer alone is difficult and especially challenging if the disease has spread to other areas of the body. For instance, many cancer patients who develop brain tumors may be faced with a surgery and recovery time that affects their participation in other necessary treatments. However, Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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