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Overview & Diagnosis

May 17, 2016

OVERVIEW, DIAGNOSIS, DEFINITIONS AND CLASSIFICATION What are Mast Cells? Mast cells (MC) are immune system cells that live in the bone marrow and in body tissues, internal and external, such as the gastrointestinal tract, the lining of the airway, and the skin. Everyone has mast cells in their body, and they play many complex and […]

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Valerie M. Slee, RN, B.S.N.

May 25, 2014

I first served as the TMS Vice Chair from 2002-2009, then assumed the Chair position when my dear friend Rita Barlow stepped down due to health issues. I have also served as Liaison to the Medical Advisory Board, Research Committee, Pediatric Committee, and to the MPN and Smoldering Mastocytosis Committee. I Co-Chair the Drug Shortage […]

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