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St. Mary's Looks at Leukemia Awareness for June

Debra Hesse stops by the studio to explain Leukemia

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Debra Hesse, the oncology support services supervisor at St. Mary's Medical Center, stopped by the studio to discuss Leukemia. St. Mary's is highlighting Leukemia in the month of June.

Leukemia is the uncontrolled growth of white blood cells, and is most common in children.

Sometimes a bone marrow transplant is the best treatment. For more information on being matched as a bone marrow donor, visit www.bethematch.org.

To learn more about Leukemia or any kind of cancer, call Hesse at (970)298-2351.

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