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Leukemia

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  • The Standells still kick up their singular sound

    The Standells still kick up their singular sound
    If you happened to pass longtime Burbank resident John Fleckenstein on the street, it’s unlikely he’d rate a second glance. A veteran cinematographer, Fleckenstein also ineradicably altered American culture through his alliances with two of...
  • A mother's killing leads police to suspect her daughter's faked disability was part of an elaborate hoax

    A mother's killing leads police to suspect her daughter's faked disability was part of an elaborate hoax
    Eight days ago, police in Springfield, Missouri, put out an urgent call to the community: a mother and her wheelchair-bound teenage daughter were missing, and officials needed the public's help in locating them. "We want to find these women safe and...
  • Runners seek world record in 620-mile relay

    You wouldn't think two coaches with ties to four area cross-country and track teams would have much trouble filling out a relay team. But Joseph Lerner and Dmitri Dimizas have their eyes on a world record in an unusually daunting event — the 100...
  • Basketball tournament for 'a bunch of foolish kids' becomes something much more

    Basketball tournament for 'a bunch of foolish kids' becomes something much more
    It started on a lazy summer afternoon in 1995, when a couple of teenagers were looking for something to do and unwittingly created a basketball tradition that would unite a Northwest Baltimore neighborhood and turn into something much, much bigger than...
  • Family, friends remember 4-year-old Newport News girl

    Family, friends remember 4-year-old Newport News girl
    Four-year-old Londyn Porter loved Dora the Explorer and pancakes. She was always happy, always smiling, friends and family said. "She was just so loving," her aunt, Brittnee Porter shared with about 50 people who gathered at the Monitor-Merrimac...
  • ‘Batkid Begins’ documentary trailer revisits little hero’s super adventure, influence

     
    The trailer for “Batkid Begins” is out, offering a first look at the emotional documentary about a young leukemia survivor […]...
  • After surviving bout with leukemia, woman becomes a nurse

    The almost never-ending blood tests, the continual rotation of intravenous bags, the antiseptic hospital smell all seemed familiar. Rhea Roller Watson remembers the hours spent in the oncology ward at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University...
  • #BP15: Terps pull for Billy Phillips, recruit with cancer

    #BP15: Terps pull for Billy Phillips, recruit with cancer
    When the nurses at Christiana Hospital heard the screaming coming from Room B30, they rushed in, again and again. Across Billy Phillips' hospital bed late Monday night at the Newark, Del., facility, they saw the glow of a television. The Maryland...
  • Breast-feeding may prevent 19% of childhood leukemia cases, study says

    Breast-feeding may prevent 19% of childhood leukemia cases, study says
    New mothers can significantly reduce their babies’ risk of developing childhood leukemia by breast-feeding them, according to a new study. Children and teens who were breast-fed for more than six months were 19% less likely to be diagnosed with...
  • New Windsor teen battling cancer soars on blimp ride over Westminster

    New Windsor teen battling cancer soars on blimp ride over Westminster
    Lauren Logue, a 13-year-old who was diagnosed with leukemia about a year ago, peered out the window with calm fascination, watching as the blimp she was seated in began to lift from the ground. As the helium-filled airship drifted further from the...
  • Cancer treatments got gentler, yet kids' survival improved

    Cancer treatments got gentler, yet kids' survival improved
    The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago, new research shows. Radiation and...