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“Everything is going to be okay:” Jocelyn’s Story of Aplastic Anemia, PNH, and Survivorship

Person's Name: 
Jocelyn Boyer

Before diagnosis, Jocelyn’s life was normal, predictable. She was thriving her senior year in college, studying Public Relations. In 2008, she was working, volunteering, attending classes---all the normal activities for a 20-year-old. 

But one day that changed. Extreme fatigue set in, making it difficult to walk a single flight of stairs. At first, she dismissed the fatigue to her rigorous schedule. 

Content source: 

Barry Skikne, MD

Skikne, Barry
Hematologist
Westwood Medical Pavilion and the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion

Dr. Barry Skikne is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subcertification in hematology. He completed a fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand and completed his residency at Johannesburg Hospital.

Charles J. Parker, MD

Parker, Charles J.
Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine

Charles J. Parker, M. D., is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of Utah, the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the George E. Whalen VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT.