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February 6th, 2013

After Bladder Cancer, this 19-Year-Old Girl gets a New Bladder

By Makala Arce MakalaJohnson

Devi Chettiar

In the fall of 2004, Devi Chettiar was a healthy, active college student. Living in the Twin Cities, Devi was a sophomore who enjoyed her studies at the University of Minnesota. She also actively participated in a dance company and liked spending time with friends.

In November of that year, though, things changed. Devi started having painful urinary symptoms that wouldn't go away. Those symptoms were the beginning of a medical dilemma that led her to Mayo Clinic. Read the rest of this entry »

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