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2019 Patient & Family Conference (St. Louis Missouri)

Presentation materials from the 2019 AAMDSIF Patient & Family Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 7:30am
Conference Event Type: 

Soldier faces down Aplastic Anemia in 1980, paving the way for ATG treatment!

Person's Name: 
Johnnie Burford

Johnnie Burford was deployed in Korea.  He was a muscular 195-lb athlete, a proud member of the US Army Second Division.  Nothing stopped him from performing his duty.  Yet a rapid weight loss of 100 pounds, coupled with unusual bruising, alerted him that something was very wrong.

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