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January 30th, 2016

Mother and Daughter Winning Battle With Cancer Despite Family History of the Disease

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Most of us have known someone with cancer, either in our family or with a friend or an acquaintance. But cancer can be particularly cruel when it seems to target a specific family over and over again. For the Zepeda family of Miami, cancer has stricken a mother, her daughter, a number of other family […]

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Tags: Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplant, Bilateral Masectomay, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Dr. Candido Rivera, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Sikander Ailawashi, multiple myeloma

November 21st, 2012

A new beginning: Woman with rare disorder gets life back after stem cell transplant

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

After a successful stem cell transplant for a rare disorder, Cynthia Farmer has her life back.

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Tags: 1136, 2735, Cynthia Farmer, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Mayo Clinic, POEMS syndrome

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