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Archive for December 19th, 2012

December 19th, 2012

Bone Marrow Transplant Saves Leukemia Patient – Max’s Story

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

At the age of eight, Max Harris overcame aplastic anemia, a condition that occurs when your body stops producing enough new blood cells. Successful treatment led to his recovery and several years of good health. Years later, a visit to the dentist confirmed that his health had taken a serious turn for the worse. Severely […]

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Tags: 1136, 2779, 3640, 3719, 3981, 5279, 5333, acute myelogenous leukemia, Arizona, bone marrow transplant, Cancer, induction chemotherapy


December 19th, 2012

“From worst to first” after kidney cancer surgery

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Innovative technology and surgical expertise helped Mayo Clinic physicians save kidney cancer patient Jasper Johnikin’s kidney — and his life.

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Tags: 1136, 2802, 5327, 5335, Jasper Johnikin, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic, Michael Blute M.D.


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