Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Ostomy Surgery Page. An ostomy is a surgically created opening in your abdomen that allows waste or urine to leave your body. It takes time to become comfortable with an ostomy. Our goal is to connect you with others and provide you with information and support.

Follow the Ostomy page to learn about ostomy care, read experiences of others and find resources for all your ostomy needs. Post a comment and share your thoughts.


An Evening with Jonathan Negretti

Tues, Nov 3, 2020
6:00pm to 7:00pm PT


The Mayo Clinic Arizona Ostomy Support Group would like to invite you for an evening of inspiration and celebration with World Marathon Challenge participant, Jonathan Negretti.

Jonathan Negretti, a Mayo Clinic patient recently ran the World Marathon Challenge. The World Marathon Challenge is a logistical and physical challenge to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days between February 6 – 12, 2020.  Competitors ran the standard 42.2 km marathon each day for 7 days on the continents of Antarctica, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, South American and North America.

Attend this special event and hear all about his challenges and triumphs for this amazing accomplishment.

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