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Pediatric Cancer Survivor Plans to Become Nurse to Help Kids Like Her

February 6, 2020

Pediatric Cancer Survivor Plans to Become Nurse to Help Kids Like Her

By In the Loop In the Loop

As a child, Lydia Pankratz spent more than two years in and out of the hospital for cancer treatment. The care she received from staff at Mayo Clinic inspired the now 19-year-old to go into nursing.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, anemia, Mayo Clinic Connect, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing


Pediatric Cancer Patient Donates Bell to Help Mark End of Journey

March 28, 2019

Pediatric Cancer Patient Donates Bell to Help Mark End of Journey

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More than three years after starting cancer treatment, 9-year-old Gabe Carranza proudly rang the bell that he and his family donated to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adam Savage, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Pharmacy Tech and Young Cancer Patient Bond Over Bad Jokes

August 30, 2018

Pharmacy Tech and Young Cancer Patient Bond Over Bad Jokes

By In the Loop In the Loop

Nine-year-old Gabe Carranza and Mayo pharmacy tech Adam Savage don’t quite remember how it all began, but swapping one-liners when they see one another now never gets old.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adam Savage, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Pharmacy, Saint Marys Campus


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