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National Marrow Donor Program: Living Now - Staying connected after transplant
Issue 1; May 2011  

Valerie, transplant recipient


Valerie's Story

"I've learned so much about what I can do to live a full life."

Valerie was 11 years old when she was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. She underwent several years of intense medical procedures before receiving a transplant when she was 17.
Now, more than 10 years post transplant, Valerie leads an active life and is passionate about sharing her story. She hopes her words of advice will help other transplant recipients.
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Welcome to Living Now 

Welcome to the first edition of Living Now, a quarterly
e-newsletter for transplant recipients and their families. Living Now will feature real recipients, their families and medical professionals sharing their experiences and expertise.

Living Now will help you connect with other recipients, get updates on post-transplant care and learn about resources you can use.

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Managing Your Care Now

Dr. Navarro Final 2

From the editor: We asked Dr. Willis Navarro, NMDP Medical Director and Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, to share his answers to typical questions that patients often have on communicating with their doctors following transplant.
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