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Routine Colonoscopy Leads to Shocking Diagnosis

Published Date:03/02/2015

It started on the first anniversary of 9/11. Duane Johnson, a retired schoolteacher, wanted to make a difference. He stopped by a local Red Cross blood drive and rolled up his sleeves. From there on out, it became a trend.

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Now Offered at Nebraska Medicine

Published Date:02/23/2015

It’s the fifth most common type of cancer in U.S. adults. For years, traditional therapies to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) have included chemotherapy, radiation and a stem cell/bone marrow transplant. For the first time, a promising new option will be offered at Nebraska Medicine called Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR T-Cell Therapy).

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7 Sets of Twins: Record Breaking Week in the NICU

Published Date:02/03/2015

We’re seeing double… seven times! We currently have seven sets of twins in the NICU. That’s a record here at Nebraska Medicine. 9 boys and 5 girls.

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