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Leukemia

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  • 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...
  • EU agency backs continued use of Ariad leukemia drug

    LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators said on Friday the benefits of Ariad Pharmaceuticals' leukemia medicine Iclusig continued to outweigh its risks, but called for strengthened warnings on the product. The announcement by the European Medicines...
  • 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...
  • Financial relief finally coming for Camp Lejeune toxic water victims

    WASHINGTON The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it will soon start to cover out-of-pocket health care costs for Marine dependents who contracted cancer and other illnesses from toxic water at Camp Lejeune, as promised two years ago by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer

    Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer
    His sister's hair was brown, and she was cute. Phil Ziglar remembers that. She was mischievous, the youngest and always picked what television show to watch, over Ziglar and his other little sister, Paula. The Hagerty football coach remembers that, too....
  • Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign

    Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign
    Joshua Chambers may be only 5 years old, but he's savvy enough to understand that if life gives you an opportunity to mix whipped cream and cheerleaders, you should seize the day. So one evening last week, he found himself armed with platefuls of...