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August 14, 2014

Giving Owen, and others like him, a Brighter Tomorrow

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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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