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July 8, 2011

Transplant patient awarded United States citizenship at Mayo Clinic in Florida

By 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

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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