Items Tagged ‘Gilead Sciences’

April 9, 2012

For Ill Somalis, Healing Distrust

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Area doctors work to bridge cultural suspicion of medical care, particularly life-saving transplants…Nearly 700 Minnesotans have died for want of liver transplants in the last 15 years. But Dr. Mohamed Hassan, the physician who treated the young woman, thinks she needn’t have been one of them…Despite the serious nature of his work, a deep-throated chuckle […]

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Tags: Dr. Mohamed Hassan, Gilead Sciences, Somali

March 25, 2012

Twin Cities Somalis To Learn About Their Increased Risk for Liver Cancer

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Doctors from the Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota, pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, and Gargar Clinic, a Somali-owned private clinic in Minneapolis, are embarking on a campaign to inform the Somali community about their increased risk for liver cancer. They’ll hold the first of what they hope to be many meetings with the Somali community Sunday […]

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Tags: Gargar Clinic, Gilead Sciences, liver cancer, Somali community, University of Minnesota

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