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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 intheloop

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


February 23, 2017

Back to Normal After Frightening Bout With Encephalitis

By In the Loop intheloop

Three years ago, Christa Thesing suddenly began hallucinating and found herself unable to sleep. Her frightening symptoms baffled doctors near her home in Andover, Minnesota. Doctors initially suspected bipolar disorder, but then Christa’s condition worsened. She became confused and began losing the ability to walk, talk and eat.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Michel Toledano, Encephalitis


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