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My story - Alicia Austerman

When I was 18 years old, I noticed a small lump on my right forearm. I went to my primary care physician and was told it was nothing to worry about. Within one month, five more lumps formed on my right arm. My physician scheduled me for a biopsy and [...]

Created by Alicia Austerman

Giving back after a successful stem cell transplant

When Wendy Hamilton's daughter graduated from college, the two celebrated by hiking in national parks throughout the West. Hamilton was surprised when she had to stop and rest on the trails. "I felt so winded," says Hamilton, "but I attributed it to higher altitudes and middle age. I thought we [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

Transplant patient awarded United States citizenship at Mayo Clinic in Florida

A momentous occasion occurred recently at Mayo Clinic in Florida when a bone marrow transplant patient, Kongphaly Aphayasane, was awarded United States citizenship in her hospital room. Aphayasane, a native from Laos, has been working diligently to achieve this significant milestone. “I studied a lot for the citizenship and I [...]

Created by Jason Pratt