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April 5, 2018

Mother and Daughter With Cancer Find Hope and Healing at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

When she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, Yadira Zepeda learned she likely had just months to live. That was almost 30 years ago. Today, the 70-year-old grandmother credits her survival – and her daughter’s – to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Dr. Candido Rivera, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Mayo Clinic in Florida, multiple myeloma

January 8, 2015

His Life Was Saved Through Blood Donation

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D., a Mayo Clinic hematologist and oncologist, understands the importance of blood donation to his patients. In a recent guest column for the Florida Times-Union, he shares a story of a patient who almost didn’t make it to an appointment. “Unexpectedly, he started vomiting blood and was rushed to the closest emergency room, […]

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Tags: blood donation, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Red Cross

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