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Faces of Survival: Carolyn Wood

...years ago, she learned she had a brain tumor the size of a lemon. Fortunately, it wasn't malignant. She underwent brain surgery to remove it.She said she feels fortunate to have survived."(My doctor) used to call me his miracle," she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2014-10-02/faces-survival-caroly
J.B. Holmes wins Wells Fargo Championship three years after brain surgery

...happy to be there.Nearly three years removed from brain surgery, Holmes was in a far better place Sunday at Quail Hollow...the cerebellum known as Chiara malformations. He had brain surgery ? twice. The first time was to remove a piece of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-04/jb-holmes-wins-wells-fargo-c
Roberson 'thankful' for time on the Richmond County Board of Education

...abnormal clustering of blood vessels on the brain, known as an arteriovenous malformation, and underwent emergency brain surgery. Roberson struggled to physically and mentally rehabilitate himself in the ensuing months."I said that I had too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-21/roberson-thankful-time-ri
Dog brain surgery gets more common

...College of Veterinary Medicine. Brain surgery on a dog might seem extreme to...say, `It's worth it."' Brain surgery on dogs and cats is not new...McDonnell said. WHEN THEY DO brain surgery it's actually a team approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/tec_255585.shtml
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Dahlberg: Brain surgery behind him, Barrera fights on

There's something that just doesn't seem right about fighting after having brain surgery. Not in a sport where your opponent gets paid to hit you in the head. Somewhere, you would think, doctors would be screaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/12/oth_391075.shtml
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Greenville hospital warns brain surgery patients they may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease

COLUMBIA - Eleven patients who had brain surgery at a Greenville hospital are being warned they might have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain disease.A patient who had surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-31/greenville-hospital-warns-bra
Coverdell in serious condition after brain surgery

ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Paul Coverdell underwent what doctors described as successful brain surgery Monday, but his prognosis after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage remained uncertain. "Doctors successfully stabilized the hemorrhage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/18/met_292963.shtml
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Coverdell in serious condition after brain surgery

ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Paul Coverdell underwent what doctors described as successful brain surgery Monday, but his prognosis after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage remained uncertain. "Doctors successfully stabilized the hemorrhage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/18/met_292965.shtml
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J.B. Holmes leads at Wells Fargo; Phil Mickelson two back

...the final round with a shot at coming back from injuries, one of them far more noteworthy than the others. He had brain surgery in 2011 to remove a piece of his skull. Then, he broke his ankle in 2013, and time off allowed him to have surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-03/jb-holmes-leads-wells-fargo-
Carter denies Montgomerie at Irish Open

...Ireland -- David Carter, who underwent emergency brain surgery in Dubai last year, won the first hole of a playoff...myself, `You're going to hole it."' Carter's brain surgery stemmed from an accident in South Africa when he hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/oth_232685.shtml
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