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September 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Diversity in bone marrow transplantation gives gift of life to mom of five

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Family is everything to Felicia Curtis. The mom of five from Gainesville, Florida, knew she had to fight when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2017, when she was 20 weeks pregnant with her youngest child. Over the next several months, Felicia underwent several rounds of chemotherapy to fight the cancer. Her son was […]

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Tags: bone marrow transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant program, Cancer, diverse bone marrow donor, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Felicia Curtis, MayoClinicFL, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, stem cell transplant


August 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Fighting Leukemia, Then Joining the Team

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Nicklaus Lego was diagnosed with an aggressive blood and bone marrow cancer, he was told his chances of survival were slim. To beat the disease, Nic needed a bone marrow transplant and an expert medical team. At Mayo Clinic, Nic found both. And in the process, he discovered a new life’s mission.

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Tags: Acute myeloid leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant program, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Dr. Allison Rosenthal, Dr. Jeanne Palmer, Kidney Failure, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Arizona


June 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Looking to the Future Despite Multiple Myeloma

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Linda Kent has been living with multiple myeloma for seven years. After having only a partial response to the treatment she was on when she lived in Idaho, she moved to Florida and began a different treatment regimen at Mayo Clinic. Today, Linda is more hopeful than ever as she begins new treatment as part […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant program, Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, multiple myeloma


April 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Comprehensive Care for a Complex Diagnosis Offers New Hope

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Travis Morris first came to Mayo Clinic, he had no explanation for the debilitating symptoms that had brought him to Rochester, Minnesota. By the time he left, however, Travis not only had a diagnosis, he had a treatment plan that’s now helping to significantly improve his quality of life.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant program, Dr. Francis Buadi, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, multiple myeloma, POEMS syndrome, stem cell transplant


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