News: June, 2012

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A Closer Look

Friday, June 29th, 2012

By collecting donor stem cells for transplant, apheresis nurse Carol Kelso, R.N., delivers hope to patients with blood cancers.

Home Away From Home

Friday, June 29th, 2012

A few personal touches – a “Good Luck” balloon tied to a chair and Easter cards on the mantle – make Debbie and Danny Nally’s temporary housing at the Villages at Vanderbilt feel a little more like “home.” The Nallys, who are from Bardstown, Ky., are staying in a well-appointed apartment across 21st Avenue from [...]

The Path to Recovery

Friday, June 29th, 2012

It took only 45 minutes for leukemia patient Joe Lawrence to receive the stem cells donated by his brother Kevin, but the procedure itself was just the beginning of his quest to bounce back from a life-threatening form of blood cancer. To help him on his path to recovery, Joe volunteered to be one of [...]

Terri and Natalie Seale: In Their Own Words

Friday, June 29th, 2012

When Terri Seale’s 17-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia last year, Terri decided to share all the successes and setbacks along Natalie’s road to healing in an online journal.

Multimedia Highlights

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Madan Jagasia, M.D., explains the stem cell transplant process.