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Leukemia Survivor (and Her Daughter) Use Patient Experience to Help Others

August 21, 2018

Leukemia Survivor (and Her Daughter) Use Patient Experience to Help Others

By In the Loop In the Loop

Angie Wilson has a story to tell, and it’s one her Mayo doctors hopes will help medical students and trainees understand both the “power and risk” of immune therapies as a cancer treatment.

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Tags: Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Dr. Mrinal Patnaik, Dr. Saad Kenderian, Encephalitis, Lymphoma, Radiation


June 16, 2016

‘And Then It’s Spring’ — Husband Uses Children’s Book to Illustrate Wife’s Transplant Journey

By In the Loop In the Loop

When her doctor sat Nikki Thompson down and told her she had myelodysplastic syndrome, the diagnosis was equal parts relief and fear. Relief, because it finally solved a months-long mystery that began with the unexplained “tiredness and fatigue” Nikki felt while pregnant with her second child. And fear, because what her doctor, Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S., […]

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Tags: Dr. Mrinal Patnaik, Hematology/Oncology


August 26, 2014

‘A beautiful event’ of caring

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


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