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  • Johns Hopkins researchers offer new protocol to potentially cure sickle cell disease

    WBAL-TV - There's new hope for patients who have blood diseases.... "Until recently, it was thought that most [sickle cell] patients couldn't find a donor -- you needed to have a brother or sister that was a perfect match, and that would only happen 10 percent of the time," said Dr. Robert Brodsky, of Johns Hopkins Hospital.

  • Psychosocial factors impact cancer surgery outcomes

    Medscape - "We believe that these psychosocial risk factors are proxy measures for one's ability to cope with the stress of unplanned postoperative events and to comply with appropriate postoperative follow-up," says Ira L. Leeds, MD, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and colleagues.