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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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