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February 19, 2016

Many Hands Make Hopeful Work for Nielsen Boys

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

“There is something wrong” are words no expectant parent ever wants to hear. And for Ryan and Kathy Nielsen, they came just 20 weeks into Kathy’s first pregnancy. The couple was eagerly awaiting the arrival of their child and had been busy getting their home ready. Then, doctors diagnosed their unborn son, Aaron, with congenital […]

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Tags: Be the Match, bone marrow transplant, Dr. Shakila Khan, Neonatal Intensive Care, Transplant, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome


October 27, 2015

Be the Match: It Could Save a Life, Like Christina’s

By Uma Thangaraj Uma Thangaraj

Christina Woodside starts off the YouTube video that chronicles her health journey by saying, “My family is like every other average family in America.” Her story, however is anything but average. As part of an active family, Christina, along with her husband and their five children, enjoyed running, biking, fishing and snow sports. In 2013, […]

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Tags: Be the Match, bone marrow transplant, Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi, Leukemia, Marrow Donor Registry


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