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Mark Lewis: A friendly reminder on Rare Disease Day that if you only ever listen for the hoofbeats of horses, you will miss entire herds of zebras
Mar 3, 2024, 16:36

Mark Lewis: A friendly reminder on Rare Disease Day that if you only ever listen for the hoofbeats of horses, you will miss entire herds of zebras

Mark Lewis posted on X/Twitter:

A friendly reminder on Rare Disease Day that if you only ever listen for the hoofbeats of horses, you will miss entire herds of zebras.

While each individual condition may be rare, in aggregate the thousands of esoteric illnesses affect millions of patients!”

Source: Mark Lewis/X

Mark A. Lewis is the Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, the Co-Chair of adolescent & young adult (AYA) oncology in the SWOG cooperative group, and the Vice President of American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support. Dr. Lewis is also a well-known patient advocate and social media influencer.