Items Tagged ‘Myelodysplastic Syndrome’

July 18, 2019

Be The Match: Diversity in bone marrow transplant donors could save more lives

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Action News Jax Andrew Garcia is earning his associate degree and has big dreams. “I plan to become a physical therapist’s assistant,“ he said Wednesday. he 22-year-old’s plan was put on hold last year, when he was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome. It causes bone marrow failure. Garcia explained, “I’m getting started on my life and […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Andrew Garcia, bone marrow transplant, Dr. James Foran, Myelodysplastic Syndrome


October 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 5, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Everything you ever wanted to know about coffee and your health by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Caffeine is readily consumed by about 85 percent of Americans one way or another every single day, according to a study published in Food and Beverage Toxicology. That’s quite a buzz! Coffee — caffeine’s most popular vehicle of […]

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Tags: ADHD, alzheimer's disease, artificial sweeteners, Baxter, brain aneurysm, brain injury, Breast Cancer, breast density, Caesarean section, cancer treatments, coffee, colds


June 23, 2012

U of M, Mayo Receive Grant to Study Blood Cancer

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have received a $1.35 million grant to study a form of blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome.  The grant from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics is on top of $2.5 million the university received last year from the National Institutes of Health to study […]

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Tags: Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, University of Minnesota


June 12, 2012

GMA anchor announces she has rare blood disorder

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An announcement by Robin Roberts has had a ripple effect across the country. Many people are now talking about bone marrow donations. This morning, the Good Morning America anchor said she has a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. She will need chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant…”If people do not have that, then […]

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Tags: Dr. Sandeep Basu, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts


June 12, 2012

GMA Anchor Announces She Has Rare Blood Disorder

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An announcement by Robin Roberts has had a ripple effect across the country. Many people are now talking about bone marrow donations. This morning, the Good Morning America anchor said she has a rare disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. She will need chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant…”If people do not have that, then […]

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Tags: bone marrow transplant, Dr. Sandeep Basu, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts, WOOW Eau Claire


March 9, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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March 9, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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