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Kidney stones are small, hard formations that can cause big trouble. Learn the types and how they form, plus how lifestyle changes and medications can lower your risk.
A common treatment for kidney cancer is to surgically remove the mass. Learn how robotic surgery can remove kidney cancer with less pain and faster recovery while preserving kidney function.
The excruciating pain caused by a kidney stone can occur suddenly. Learn about how they form, personal risk factors and treatment options.
Carollyn Gehrke got more than relief from kidney stone pain after driving hours to Mayo Clinic Health System for treatment. Find out what she left with.
Jim found a reason to be grateful in each step of his unexpected path to Mayo Clinic Health System and a better option to recover from kidney cancer surgery. And at the top of his list is popcorn.
Diane Baier needed a last-minute surgical procedure before a planned trip, but then the COVID-19 pandemic changed how health care was delivered. Learn how changes the surgical team made kept her and others safe.
Carol Adams is only half joking when she says she’s had worse root canals than the treatment she underwent recently to kill a cancerous mass on her kidney.
A healthy diet is essential for everyone, but it's vital for people who have chronic kidney disease. Learn about the five things you need to watch for in your diet.
The graduation party for Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she wanted. Instead of reflecting on day celebrating school successes, she remembers it being the day she developed symptoms of a severe condition that nearly claimed her life.
When Ed and Darlene Waters got married 43 years ago, it seemed they were a perfect match. It was only recently, though, that the couple learned just how true that really was.
A long wait was finally over for a Barron woman when she received word that a donor had come forward that was a match. It was a Christmas gift 9 years in the making.
Like everyone, Katherine Schmitz has good days and bad days — but the bad days are what worry her family and medical team. That's when her medical providers recommended she try Telehealth, a home monitoring program.