Brain Tumor

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 [...]
By Alyse Brunella • December 28, 2016
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 [...]
By Alyse Brunella • October 25, 2016
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 [...]
By Ali Skahan • September 23, 2016
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 By Alyse Brunella • September 16, 2016
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 [...]
By Ali Skahan • June 17, 2016
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. [...]
By Tameka Davis • May 2, 2016
Ranked #1 in neurology and neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic helped Henry Cluney rock on - even after a brain tumor! Watch his story.
By Rebecca McRoberts • February 19, 2016