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Leukemia

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  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Through Saturday, April 18 Exhibit: Feast for the Eyes Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Barry Seidman's new fine art photography series, Feast for the Eyes, will be on display. Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., Lake...
  • Your money or your life: Many cancer patients face painful choice

    DALLAS Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met many times this way the 62-year-old cancer patient...
  • Friendly competition

    Friendly competition
    A total of 28 outstanding individuals have stepped up to the plate to raise funds on behalf of the Palm Beach Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The 2015 Man & Woman of the Year candidates are taking part in two campaigns within the...
  • Harlem Irving Plaza donates bracelet to girl with leukemia

    Harlem Irving Plaza donates bracelet to girl with leukemia
    Ana J. "Jovi" Alonzo had a really rough morning of leukemia treatment March 20. But her mother Ana Alonzo was grateful to see her 12-year-old daughter smile later that day in her bed at Loyola University Medical Center. That's because Jovi was given a...
  • Golfers to scramble for 7-year-old fighting leukemia

    Morgan Romano, 7, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when she was 3, is undergoing treatment and recently had her second bone marrow transplant. A benefit golf tournament is set for Saturday at the Mount Dora Golf Club, 1100 S. Highland...
  • Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race announces new host venue

    Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race announces new host venue
    Eastport Yacht Club recently announced a new host port and yacht club for the Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race. The A2B race committee, chaired by Beth Berry, has selected the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club as host for the 20th edition of the biennial...
  • Researchers studying a variety of potential new treatments for CLL

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are there any new treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia? I'm 61 and was diagnosed 18 months ago. Until recently, I have not had any symptoms so have not received treatment for it. ANSWER: Researchers are currently...
  • Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade

    Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade
    An Oak Park third-grader with a love of puppies and parades has been named the 2015 junior grand marshal of the La Grange Pet Parade. The honor is also a wish come true for 9-year-old Paul Nelson, who has Down syndrome and is completing the final rounds...
  • Drive planned for teen needing bone marrow transplant

    Drive planned for teen needing bone marrow transplant
    Life was looking up for 13 year-old Sarah Reeder. The Portage teen had been diagnosed with a mild form of leukemia in 2014 but monthly tests had shown the disease was responding to treatment. At her March doctor's visit, however, she and her family...
  • With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness

    With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness
    HARTFORD — Luke Palmer is not a superhero. He's a 3-year-old from Brooklyn, Conn. with long eyelashes and an untamable cowlick. His mother, Darcy Palmer, calls him "Lukie." He likes playing outside, cheeseburgers and watching cartoons with his...
  • Shout Out: Maine East senior Niti Shah

    Shout Out: Maine East senior Niti Shah
    Niti Shah is a senior at Maine East High School in Park Ridge and coordinator of the recent Mr. Demon pageant, which raised money for the Leukemia Research Foundation. Q. Where were you born? A. Park Ridge, Illinois. Q. Current favorite song? A....