Stem cell donor, recipient meet each other – and researchers who made transplant possible
April 29, 2015
| By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service
Leukemia survivor Mark Tose had one burning question for Dr. Mary Flowers: How much of the connection he feels with the donor for the transplant that saved his life is because they were biologically a perfect match — or is something else at play? "It feels like we've known each other forever," he said.
Experimental Fred Hutch treatment aims to ease symptoms of rare, debilitating condition that causes rigid limbs, searing pain
Nov. 18, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
A young Alabama woman with a rare disorder that leaves her body literally as stiff as a board is the first Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center patient to receive a stem cell transplant in hopes of helping – if not curing – her devastating condition.
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