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Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

July 18, 2019

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

By In the Loop In the Loop

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

Carrying On a Giving Tradition

By In the Loop In the Loop

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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