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July 8, 2011

Transplant patient awarded United States citizenship at Mayo Clinic in Florida

By jasonpratt jasonpratt (@jasonpratt)

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 am so happy,” said Aphayasane. […]

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Tags: 1136, 3640, 3739, 5279, 5324, 5334, bone_marrow_transplant, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

May 27, 2011

Marrow transplant knocks out patient’s multiple myeloma

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Jessie Barksdale remembers 1986 well. It was when she was told she had cancer. She recalls asking her doctor: “Do you think I’m going to make it?” Diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most frequent type of blood cancer, Barksdale had a right to be concerned. Based on statistics, she didn’t have great prospects. Multiple […]

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Tags: 1136, 2271, 3640, 3719, 5279, 5334, bone_marrow_transplant, Jessie_Barksdale

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