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Mayo Clinic Champions share their knowledge and experience to help other patients make the best choices for their care. Champions are committed to making a difference in the lives of others facing complex health issues and always advocate for patients.

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Aug 30, 2018

What's new at Mayo Clinic: August 2018

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist @TonyHart87
The latest news from Mayo Clinic for the month of August. Featured news “Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that cannot be treated using targeted therapies… It is also associated with a high risk of recurrence and a poor five-year survival rate. Our findings provide the basis [...]
What's new at Mayo Clinic: August 2018
Aug 16, 2018

Correcting the record on CNN story

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist @TonyHart87
On Monday, CNN published a series involving a former patient titled Escape from the Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic publicly responded to the story labeling it as inaccurate and incomplete reporting. In a letter sent to CNN, Mayo Clinic points out the reporters disregarding and not investigating key facts including: Allegation [...]
Correcting the record on CNN story
Aug 1, 2018

Talking about Mayo Clinic

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist @TonyHart87
Whether you are already talking about Mayo Clinic or you want to start, it’s helpful to have some points to highlight when you only have a few minutes to talk. Here are some reasons why more than 1 million people choose Mayo Clinic for their medical care each year: Experience [...]
Talking about Mayo Clinic
Jul 2, 2018

Researching DNA test for liver cancer

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist @TonyHart87
Liver cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death worldwide. Researchers from Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences Corporation have developed a simple blood test using abnormal DNA markers that are known to exist in liver cancer tissues. A phase II study for this test has been completed. The [...]
Researching DNA test for liver cancer
Jun 22, 2018

The Mayo Clinic film release - Monthly Mission

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist @TonyHart87
Executive producer and director Ken Burns, and directors Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers have released a two-hour documentary entitled The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science that will air twice this fall on PBS. The film blends historical narrative with contemporary patient stories and helps show the Mayo [...]
The Mayo Clinic film release - Monthly Mission