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September 26th, 2013

Amber’s BMT Birthday Gift From Her Sister

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

Sisters Amber and Sabrina Starke wear matching necklaces and rings as a reminder of their commitment to each other and to keep fighting the fight against leukemia. After graduating from high school, Amber started college in May 2003. She passed out at work one day and was taken to her local emergency department. A CT scan […]

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Tags: 1136, 2145, 3273, 3719, 3739, 3981, 5279, 5324, 5334, BMT, bone marrow transplant, Cancer


January 3rd, 2013

Lymphoma Patient Receives Gift of Life from Bone Marrow

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Twelve years ago, Ron Wilson woke up with a swollen neck and knew something was very wrong. After visiting his doctor, he learned that his blood counts were off the charts. Consultation with an oncologist revealed shocking news – Ron was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) & Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a non-curable but treatable form of blood […]

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Tags: 1136, 2145, 2146, 3100, 3640, 3719, 3740, 3981, 5279, 5334, BMT, Cancer


May 24th, 2012

A Scarf and a Blessing

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

His Holiness the Dalai Lama recently visited Mayo Clinic and gave a special presentation on resilience through mindfulness. The below story takes place during his visit to Mayo Clinic last year… When Troy Keach, Mayo Clinic Education Administration, brought his 10-year-old daughter, Hannah, to the hospital one day during spring, 2011, he was expecting a […]

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Tags: 1136, 2145, 5279, 5335, blessing, Cancer, Dalai Lama, Hannah, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic, scarf, Troy Keach


March 27th, 2009

Of Feathers and “Angels”

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Helen Buescher was diagnosed with leukemia in 2006. Since then, she has traveled several times from her home in northern Minnesota to Mayo Clinic in Rochester for tests, appointments and chemotherapy infusions. Between her Mayo Clinic appointments, Helen receives treatment closer to home, in Grand Rapids, Minn. Last Friday, during one of those infusions, Helen […]

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Tags: 2145, 3719, 5279, 5335, AML, Cancer, chemotherapy, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories


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