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Bone Marrow Stem Cells Improve Heart Function, Study Finds

CHICAGO — A research network led by a Mayo Clinic physician found that stem cells derived from heart failure patients' own bone marrow and injected into their hearts improved the function of the left ventricle, the heart's pumping chamber. Researchers also found that certain types of the stem cells were [...]

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Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Team Completes Whole Human Genome Sequence on Patient with Blood Cancer

The concept of personalized medical treatment based on a patients DNA is one small step closer to becoming a reality. A Mayo Clinic Cancer Center team in Arizona recently completed its first whole human genome sequencing on a patient suffering from Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow. In [...]

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Multiple Myeloma

In the following video, Rafael Fonseca, M.D., Director of the Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, provides an overview of the condition Multiple Myeloma (a cancer that arises from the blood marrow) and describes treatment options.

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Mayo Clinic Dr. Reuben Mesa discusses the symptoms, treatment and research being conducted for Myelofibrosis.

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Newborn Screening Revealed Both Babies Needed a Bone Marrow Transplant (pkg)

Imagine what it would be like to give birth to healthy twin baby girls, only to find out that both of them were born with a potentially fatal disease. That happened to the family you’re about to meet. Both girls needed a bone marrow transplant to hopefully cure a serious [...]

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Milestone in Arizona for Bone Marrow Transplants

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) at Mayo Clinic in Arizona has performed its 1,000th adult bone marrow transplant. Mayo Clinic’s BMT program, in collaboration with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, is the largest BMT program in Arizona.    B-roll and sound bites with Roberta Adams, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic in Arizona’s BMT [...]

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