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Leukemia

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  • 5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage

    5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage
    JP Gibson entered the Utah Jazz scrimmage with 34 seconds left in the third quarter Monday, and immediately made an impact. With the crowd roaring, Gibson, a 5-year-old diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, dribbled three-quarters length of the...
  • 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...
  • Playing baseball to battle leukemia

    Nothing tugs at the heart more than a child who's battling a serious illness. And last weekend, more than 300 people showed where their hearts were when they turned out for a baseball fundraiser to support 9-year-old baseball player Cole Malone who is...
  • Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas

    Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas
    Here are five little known things about 2014 Hall of Famers Greg Maddux of the Cubs and Braves and Frank Thomas of the White Sox. Maddux • Began playing Little League baseball in Spain, where he lived (Madrid) from ages 4 to 10 because his father...
  • Young baseball star who beat cancer once now faces a second battle

    Cole Malone beat cancer at 5 years old, then got to be a normal kid for four years. He finished kindergarten, first, second and third grade. He made friends in his suburban Lake Worth neighborhood, went fishing and started playing sports. And he became...
  • 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...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
  • 1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation

    1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation
    Rabbi Michael Sommer has delivered a lot of sermons since he was ordained in 2005, but the one on Friday in the Lakeside Congregation building, 1221 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park, to inaugurate Har Shalom, a congregation he has established in the wake...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
  • Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection

    Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection
    A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection. Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...