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Leukemia

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Top Leukemia Articles

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  • 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...
  • Helping others is Anne Kudelchuk's side business

    The walls behind the bar and along the wall of the banquet room at Altone's Restaurant are lined with photographs large and small. Each one of them tells a story, and proprietor Anne Kudelchuk remembers them all. She pointed to one photo of an infant....
  • Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon

    Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon
    With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
  • Oak Park boy enjoys role at La Grange parade

    Oak Park boy enjoys role at La Grange parade
    Sitting in the back seat of an old fashioned car, Paul Nelson, 9, sat looking out the window at all the people watching the La Grange Pet Parade May 30. Bonnie Joy, Paul's chocolate Australian labradoodle, sat next to him. Paul, who lives in Oak Park,...
  • Pet of the Week: Paddy Cake has lots of love to give

    Pet of the Week: Paddy Cake has lots of love to give
    Save-A-Pet provides many homeless animals a safe and caring refuge until we are lucky enough to find a new loving family. I actually ended up coming back to Save-A-Pet after being previously adopted, because my owners lost their home and suddenly became...
  • One for all in Leukemia Cup

    One for all in Leukemia Cup
    Most sailboat racing pits teams against each other. In this weekend's Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta, however, the members of the Annapolis Harbor 20 Fleet 5 are pulling together. The entire Annapolis fleet of 24 is entered in this year's Leukemia Cup...
  • Sailors raise boatload for Leukemia Society

    Sailors raise boatload for Leukemia Society
    A perfect southerly breeze, plenty of sunshine and 103 boats in 12 classes combined for a memorable Saturday of racing on three circles off Annapolis in the 23rd Annual Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta. And with donations at $112,000 and rising as the...
  • UConn Health Students Bike Cross Country For Cancer Research Fundraiser

    FARMINGTON — Six UConn Health students will bike more than 4,000 miles to raise money for leukemia and cancer research on June 10. Lea's Foundation for Leukemia Research is celebrating its 10th year of the annual Coast to Coast for a Cure Bike...
  • On a mission to help charity

    On a mission to help charity
    Weston native Daniella Valencia is on a mission to raise more than $60,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Currently a public relations executive in New York City, Valencia is competing in the LLS NYC Chapter's Man and Woman of the Year fundraiser,...
  • La Grange Pet Parade weekend crammed with activities

    La Grange Pet Parade weekend crammed with activities
    Banners, sidewalk signs and planters newly brimming with colorful flowers herald the arrival of La Grange's Pet Parade weekend May 29 to 31 and the unofficial kickoff to summer. But the 69th annual parade May 30 will have a decidedly different look and...