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July 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Aja Fisher’s dream of becoming a doctor was put on hold after a leukemia diagnosis. She’s sharing her story to help raise awareness of the need for bone marrow donors among minority populations.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. James Foran, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


October 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Carrying On a Giving Tradition

By In the Loop 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


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