Items Tagged ‘Brain Tumor’

December 28, 2016

Successful Brain Cancer Surgery Puts Sunshine Back in a Young Mom’s World

By Alyse Brunella alysebrunella

When Tyson Cluever learned she had an aggressive brain cancer, her first thought was her two young children. Doctors said she had between 12 to 18 months to live. But Tyson and her husband, Jon, were determined to fight the cancer with everything they had. Tyson’s team of Mayo Clinic specialists decided her best chance for a […]

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Tags: Brain and Nervous System, Brain Tumor, Cancer, Visiting Mayo Clinic


October 25, 2016

Teen Finds Positive Way Forward After a Brain Cancer Diagnosis

By Alyse Brunella alysebrunella

Conner Johnson was a typical, sports-loving 13-year-old kid who started having episodes of double vision and headaches in fall 2015. Not thinking much of it at the time, his mom attributed Connor’s symptoms to adolescent growing pains, until one morning when Conner woke up with such an extreme headache that he vomited. Connor went to […]

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September 23, 2016

Persevering Through Brain Cancer, Travis McGinnis Remains Upbeat and Optimistic

By Ali Skahan aliskahan

At age 30, Travis McGinnis was told he had a tumor the size of a fist in his brain. Located in the left cortex of his brain, the tumor had potential to have a major impact on his speech and movement. Travis turned to Mayo Clinic, where his Travis’s surgeons removed most of his tumor, […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Cancer, Visiting Mayo Clinic


September 16, 2016

After Treatment for Pituitary Tumor, Pastry Chef is Ready for Sweet Smell of Ordinary Life

By Alyse Brunella alysebrunella

After months of being sick with weight loss, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and vision problems, Jessie Brenholt found out she had a tumor on her pituitary gland that was wrapped around her optic nerve, known as pituitary adenoma. Treatment could have impacted her sense of smell and sight, which was more than vital to Jessie’s career […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor, Visiting Mayo Clinic


June 17, 2016

Coping with a brain tumor diagnosis

By Ali Skahan aliskahan

Learning to cope with a brain tumor can be scary, but Mayo Clinic has suggestions that may help. Make sure to research your diagnosis and options, ask your doctor any and all questions you may have, find a reliable support system, and always talk through what you’re feeling. And be sure to join Mayo Connect’s […]

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May 2, 2016

With help from Mayo Clinic, this rodeo champ was back in the saddle in no time

By Tameka Davis davistameka

For 18-year-old national rodeo champion Raley Mae, having a normal life after a brain tumor seemed impossible. But with the help of her dedicated team of Mayo Clinic, Raley Mae learned how to walk again, how to dress herself again and, most importantly, how to get back in the saddle.

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February 19, 2016

Mayo Clinic Helped Henry Rock On

By Rebecca McRoberts rebeccamcroberts

Ranked #1 in neurology and neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic helped Henry Cluney rock on – even after a brain tumor! Watch his story.

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Tags: Brain & Nervous System, Brain Tumor