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Leukemia

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  • Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour

    Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour
    A 7-year-old Emmaus boy suffering from leukemia stayed on a bucking mechanical bull for more than the official eight seconds Saturday. Samuel Mackaravitz probably did as well as some of the professional bull riders who were vying to ride 2,000-pound...
  • UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU

    UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU
    Everyone knows the loudest mouth on the Knights' defense belongs to UCF senior middle linebacker Terrance Plummer. He's the one yelling and pushing so hard on the football field that he's ended practice doubled over a trash can to vomit on more than a...
  • Program enlists midshipmen for bone marrow donation

    Program enlists midshipmen for bone marrow donation
    When it comes to potential bone marrow donors, midshipmen at the Naval Academy are just the right candidates. They're a young, healthy and ethnically diverse bunch. And more than 2,000 of them have now joined a program, supported by the Pentagon, to...
  • 5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage

    5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage
    JP Gibson entered the Utah Jazz scrimmage with 34 seconds left in the third quarter Monday, and immediately made an impact. With the crowd roaring, Gibson, a 5-year-old diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, dribbled three-quarters length of the...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    When Ravens rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler learned recently that a college friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, he wanted to help. Butler got involved by supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Tuesday night during an appearance at the...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother

    Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother
    Dizziness, nausea, blood clots, extreme fatigue, bone pain and rashes are all part and parcel of leukemia and its treatment. For Newport News resident Patti Minium Moonis, 48, mother of seven, it brought something else — an urgent desire to find her...
  • Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks

    Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks
    The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
  • Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'

     Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'
    A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday. Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
  • He Beat Leukemia, Now UHart Grad Bessette Is An MMA Fighter

    The diagnosis came in August 1988, when Matt Bessette was four months shy of his fourth birthday. Doctors at the UConn Medical Center told Matt's parents that their son had leukemia and the prognosis was not good. Matt endured a year of treatment...