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Aplastic Anemia Alters Student's Perspective

Person's Name: 
Kaitlin Gibson

It was August 2011, two days into the fall semester of my junior year of college at Penn State. I was excited to be surrounded by friends as we ran a booth for a fall fair when I got a phone call from a nurse at my primary care doctor’s office. She sounded concerned, so I quickly tried to weave my way out of the crowd to a quieter environment when I heard her say “are you bleeding right now?!” How does one respond to that kind of question? I replied, “No. And why?” She told me, “You’re extremely anemic.

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Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for severe aplastic anemia: similar long-term overall survival after transplantation with related donors compared to unrelated donors

Author(s): 
Mortensen BK, Jacobsen N, Heilmann C, Sengeløv H
Primary Author: 
Mortensen BK
Journal Title: 
Bone Marrow Transplant
Original Publication Date: 
Oct 2015

No abstract available.

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Persistence and Patience Pays Off

Person's Name: 
Emily Hoak

My professional career for thirty years was with Colonial Williamsburg. I led children, adults, and even a king and queen on tours to explore our colonial history. I retired and shortly after turning 66, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and treated with methotrexate. This may have led to my developing severe

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