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Family's Battle With Cancer Draws Nurse Into Run for Her

Los Angeles - Oct. 27, 2014 – Brenda Durand, RN, became a nurse because of her mother, Bonnie, who spent most of her career working as a nurse in a cardiac catheterization lab. Bonnie's gentle and caring personality helped make patients feel at ease as they walked through difficult times in their lives, and that, says her daughter, inspired her to follow in her mother's footsteps.

Durand has been a nurse for most of her adult life. Since 2009 she has worked as a liver transplant coordinator at the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center, helping patients prepare for the major surgery and new life as a transplant survivor. But neither of the women's healthcare careers...

October 28, 2014  |  Read Full Story

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