The New Yorker has an article about an enterprising young woman who, with the help of friends and relatives at a research university, created a registry for the rare form of cancer that she suffered.
Although the registry only includes 15 patients so far, it has already yielded important clues for diagnosis and treatment. It’s a great example of why the new BBS Registry hosted at the Marshfield Clinic is so very important. The article does a nice job of explaining a value of a rare disease registry.
Do read it.