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aplastic anemia

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‘What do you say to the person who saved your life?’

Lilly Vanden Bosch lived much of her life in a hospital after being diagnosed with a rare anemia at age 7. A donor oceans away changed her life.

Have anemia? An app and a fingernail may be able to tell

Test accuracy is on par with currently available point-of-care tests, without the need to draw blood.

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‘The best prom queen ever’

Recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Corinne Bass celebrates a high school tradition with her own, unique style.

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Brave girl

A 9-year-old's collection of more than 500 beads tells a story―of medical challenges met and overcome.

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Life resumes for Lilly

A year after a bone marrow transplant, Lilly Vanden Bosch's life returns to normal.

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Lilly’s freedom

Lilly Vanden Bosch, 10, says good riddance to a nasty post-transplant virus.

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‘It pays to be patient’

Elusive at first, signs of a successful bone marrow transplant emerge at last.

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‘I’ve been waiting for a long time’

Lilly gives thanks for a bone marrow donor as she prepares to receive the gift of life.

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