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Leukemia

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  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • After devastating diagnosis, a helping hand

    After devastating diagnosis, a helping hand
    The doctors continued to speak. Desra Felix did her best to assimilate the information, but her senses shut down upon hearing the word leukemia. "I went blank," said Felix, recalling her reaction on Aug. 19, 2013, when she learned her then 7-year-old...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...