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October 26, 2022

Mayo’s first bone marrow transplant recipient, donor join celebration of 10,000th transplant

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Nancy McLain and Bonnie Engesmoe were 10 years old when they became the first bone marrow donor and recipients at Mayo Clinic. Bonnie donated her bone marrow to her identical twin, which cured Nancy of aplastic anemia and allowed her to live a long and happy life. Nearly 60 years later, Nancy and Bonnie returned […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. Robert Kyle, Dr. William Hogan


August 8, 2017

1,000 Miles to Meet, Thank Her Donor

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Two years ago, Peter Favilla donated bone marrow to help save the life of Michelle Hayes, whom he’d never met. This summer, Michelle and her husband drove from Texas to Minnesota to thank Peter in person.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Dr. William Hogan, Leukemia


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