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Unique Treatment Crafted for Multiple Myeloma Patient

Muhamed Baljevic, MD, is seen with patient Vincenzo Neri. Dr. Baljevic and his team were able to respect his religious beliefs and perform a bloodless stem cell transplant. For the first time at Nebraska Medicine, a bloodless stem cell transplant has been performed on a Jehovah’s Witness. “I’m surprised, excited, relieved and thankful they respected […]

No Matter the Language, Transplant Nurse Communicates Extraordinary Care to Patients

  Nurse transplant coordinator Cindy Vandersnick, RN, BSN, looks over Nar Monger’s medications during a visit to Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center.  Nar Monger grew up in Bhutan and spent time in a refugee camp in Nepal before moving to the United States in 2015. His native language is Nepali. He was diagnosed with […]

The Day My Son Received the Best and Worst News of His Life

On the same day Derek was diagnosed with cancer, his fiancé discovered she was pregnant with their daughter.  Do you know what Burkitt lymphoma is? I didn’t either until the fateful day of May 25, 2016. Burkitt lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It’s a fast growing cancer with tumors multiplying in size very quickly, causing […]

CAR T-cell Therapy Moves from Trial to Treatment

Amy Cheese (center) shares her story about how CAR T-cell therapy helped her get in remission and back to her job as a third-grade teacher. Cheese was joined by Julie Vose, MD, chief of Hematology/Oncology and Matthew Lunning, DO, Hematology/Oncology. New Therapy Offers Another Chance for Patients with Blood Cancers A promising therapy for people with recurring […]

Remarkable Recovery: Local boy thriving after triple organ transplant

Alex Leach had never had food or even tried water in his life. But now, after a triple organ transplant, Alex’s life is brand new. But as you’ll see in this story from WDAY, his zest for life will never change. http://www.wday.com/news/4293430-remarkable-recovery-local-boy-thriving-after-triple-organ-transplant

Patient Shares Emotional Story of Her Quest for a Kidney

Below is a Blog Written by Kimberly Pilar, Kidney Transplant Patient I was first diagnosed with kidney failure in January 2004 when I was just 20 years old. I was in my third year of college at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Everything changed that day. I was no longer a normal college […]

Patient Pays it Forward

  Mike Wohlhutter is seen holding his new grandchild after receiving a double lung transplant at Nebraska Medicine. After receiving a double lung transplant at Nebraska Medicine, Mike Wohlhutter of Harlan, Iowa, is paying it forward. “This whole deal is just awesome,” says Wohlhutter. “There are no words to describe how grateful I am.” For […]

Patient Shares Lung Cancer Journey

As a lifelong non-smoker, Susan Eldridge was shocked to learn she had lung cancer. “I didn’t have any symptoms and thought I was pretty healthy,” says Eldridge. “But I started having some abdominal pain, and when they took a scan of my abdomen, they clipped part of my lung – which showed a tumor on […]

Transplant Patient Celebrates Birthday with Special Visitors

  Star Wars characters stormed the west atrium at the Durham Outpatient Center Feb. 10 to help Kylie Bush celebrate her 11th birthday. In December 2016, Kylie Bush had a small intestine, liver and pancreas transplant.   For years, Kylie Bush’s name was on the waiting list for a triple-organ transplant. At a young age, […]

Twin Diagnosed With Rare Form Of Cancer, Brother’s Stem Cells Save Life

By: Channing Barker Posted: Feb 17, 2017 07:39 PM CST Updated: Feb 18, 2017 12:36 AM CST   http://www.nwahomepage.com/news/fox-24/twin-diagnosed-with-rare-form-of-cancer-brothers-stem-cells-save-life/659566107   FAYETTEVILLE, AR. — – Bruce and Blair Johanson have been together since the moment of conception. They now work side by side in Fayetteville. They look, talk and even walk alike. They were told at birth they […]

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