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February 6, 2020

Pediatric Cancer Survivor Plans to Become Nurse to Help Kids Like Her

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

As a child, Lydia Pankratz spent more than two years in and out of the hospital for cancer treatment. The care she received from staff at Mayo Clinic inspired the now 19-year-old to go into nursing.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, anemia, Mayo Clinic Connect, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing

October 3, 2019

‘Pints for Preemies’ Challenge Returns to Deliver More Life-Saving Blood Donations

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The goal of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program’s upcoming campaign, Pints for Preemies, is to adequately supply Mayo Clinic with enough blood for its newest and tiniest patients.

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Tags: blood transfusion, Dr Justin Kreuter, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center, Mayo Clinic Connect

November 27, 2018

‘Pints for Preemies’ Challenge Helps Mayo’s Youngest — and Tiniest — Patients

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The importance of blood and organ donation has always been apparent to ICU nurse Jenny MacIntyre. But when her daughter was born more than three months early, her appreciation for donors grew.

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Tags: Jenny MacIntyre, Katy Maeder, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Clinic Connect, neonatal intensive care unit, World Prematurity Day

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