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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

February 5, 2019

‘Gabby’s Got This:’ Community, Care Team Rally Around Young Leukemia Patient

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Matt and Heidi Brown, whose young daughter, Gabby, recently was diagnosed with cancer, say that support from their community and Gabby’s Mayo care team has been “incredible.”

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Tags: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Hematology, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatrics, Saint Marys

September 27, 2018

Young Cancer Patient Finds Answers (and “Rainbows”) at Mayo Clinic

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Alley Downing has had a difficult journey since being diagnosed with and treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. But there have also been “bright spots” along the way.

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Tags: Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mayo Clinic in Rochester

January 5, 2017

Cancer Took Joshua’s Leg, But Not His Smile

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You can’t help but be captivated by Joshua Adler’s smile. “The kid smiles all the time,” Joshua’s dad, Dave Adler, tells us. “He’s a pretty inspirational little boy.” After hearing Joshua’s story, we can’t help but agree. That story began early last year, when Joshua began experiencing pain in his right leg. The pain was […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Carola Arndt, Dr. Peter Rose, Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez

August 14, 2014

Giving Owen, and others like him, a Brighter Tomorrow

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Paula Shaner-McDermott’s voice still cracks when she talks about the day in 2010 when Vilmarie Rodriguez, M.D., walked into her son Owen’s room on the Saint Marys campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital and sat down beside her. In the doorway, just as they had for some time now, stood about 20 other doctors of various specialties, as everyone continued […]

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Tags: Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Oncology, Owatonna

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