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Leukemia

A collection of news and information related to Leukemia published by this site and its partners.

Top Leukemia Articles

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  • Tiny device, lots of teamwork save leukemia patient's sight

    KANSAS CITY This is what happens when a persistent eye doctor turns into a detective, a benevolent inventor-entrepreneur works overtime and a federal agency acts a lot faster than federal agencies usually get credit for. Through persistence, teamwork and...
  • Pasta for Pennies proves small change can go a long way

    Just call it hospitaliano. Olive Garden is in the business of giving back. The popular Italian restaurant chain's Pasta for Pennies program benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has raised more than $90 million since 1994. Thousands of students...
  • Catonsville to host Seton Keough, Mount St. Joseph in hoops fundraiser

    Catonsville High School's basketball teams will host neighborhood Catholic school rivals Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph for the second annual Merritt Properties Catonsville Cup fundraiser Saturday. The No. 14 Comets girls will play Seton Keough in...
  • Local resident Feifer assists with Team in Training program for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Roy Feifer truly exemplifies the concept of turning an unfortunate situation into a good one, and has generated quite a following. Feifer, of Coral Springs, witnessed his father lose the battle to a form of Leukemia quite a while ago and subsequently...
  • Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma

    Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma
    It’s been called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment: genetically reengineering the human immune system to recognize cancers and fight them. The treatment has shown recent promise in fighting blood cancers such as leukemia. But hard...
  • W&M's Carpenter interrupts season for life-giving cause

    WILLIAMSBURG — One thing that John Carpenter wants people to know is that he did nothing heroic. He didn't rush into a burning building and rescue anyone. He didn't perform a life-saving operation. He says that he's a statistical benefactor,...
  • Peninsula residents show their generosity through fundraising efforts

    Peninsula residents show their generosity through fundraising efforts
    In Virginia, students at 120 schools filled collection jars with spare change over a 3-week period, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The top fundraising schools in Virginia include George P. Phenix School in Hampton with $10,200.25....
  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • Free dental care in Newport News sets groundwork for health

    Good dental health is inextricably entwined with overall health and well being. Local groups are ensuring that everyone has access to care. Earlier this month the Community Free Clinic in Newport News joined with Newport News Links Inc. and the...
  • Saint Francis Partners With Dana-Farber For Clinical Trials

    The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Saint...
  • CdM polo to play for 'Team Kimie'

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team will be honoring Kimie Metcalf at the Sea Kings' Pacific Coast League game against Irvine on Tuesday at CdM. CdM will be wearing orange caps in the game in honor of Kimie, a family friend of CdM Coach Barry...