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Superman Flies in to Brighten the Day for One Young Cancer Patient

May 25th, 2017

Superman Flies in to Brighten the Day for One Young Cancer Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

Superman recently took a break from fighting crime — and washing windows — to touch the life of one very special young cancer patient. 

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Tags: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Child LIfe Program, Mayo Clinic Children's Center


April 18th, 2017

Mayo’s Own American Ninja Warrior Returns to Competition

By In the Loop intheloop

Age seems to slow most people down. But Andrew Yori isn’t like most people. We introduced you to Andrew — a.k.a. the K9 Ninja — last year, when he was preparing to compete in an American Ninja Warrior regional qualifying event in Indianapolis. Back then, he was a 39-year-old rookie, just hoping to make it […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Bone Marrow Transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


July 28th, 2015

Reunited and It Feels Pretty Good

By In the Loop intheloop

It was a quiet reunion over lunch. Well, then there was the photo shoot, and a couple interviews, and some media attention. Nancy McLain was in Rochester on Monday, July 27, with her sister, Bonnie Engesmoe, to visit Robert Kyle, M.D., Division of Hematology Research and member of Mayo’s emeritus staff. It had been 52 […]

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Tags: Aplastic Anemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. Robert Kyle


November 20th, 2014

Staying ‘Shedivy Strong’

By In the Loop intheloop

Carl Shedivy was on vacation with his family when he received an unexpected call from his doctor. “She said, ‘We’d like you to come back for a consultation on Wednesday, could you do that?'” he tells WKBT-TV in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Carl said he could, but he wanted a good reason to cut his vacation […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Leukemia


October 2nd, 2014

Carrying On a Giving Tradition

By In the Loop intheloop

Retired air traffic controller Charlie Willwerth of St. Augustine, Florida, boards an airplane with precious cargo — donated bone marrow that he is transporting to a waiting recipient. “There’s a person lying in a bed somewhere who’s needing these stem cells to live again,” Charlie recently told the Jacksonville Business Journal. Charlie knows this from […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. James Foran


August 26th, 2014

‘A beautiful event’ of caring

By In the Loop intheloop

In 2012, after being diagnosed with myelofibrosis, Joanne Sullivan found herself in need of a bone marrow transplant. She found a match in an anonymous donor in Germany, whose stem cells were flown to Mayo Clinic in Rochester for the transplant. Soon after her transplant, Sullivan’s three sons volunteered to be tested and added to […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. Mrinal Patnaik


February 6th, 2014

Got a match?

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It isn’t easy for a 12-year-old to sit still. It is especially difficult for an active, independent 12-year-old like Lacey McClain, who, until her diagnosis of T-Cell ALL Lymphoma, had been active in school, sports, orchestra, and with family and friends. Lacey is waiting on a donor match for a bone marrow transplant. She is […]

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Tags: Be The Match, bone marrow, Bone Marrow Transplant, T-Cell ALL Lymphonma


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