| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The Pap Corps, a nonprofit that raises funds for the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, has donated $1.5 million to endow a professorship in leukemia.
The gift represents the first endowed professorship funded by the 62-year-old...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:30 PM
A 7-year-old Emmaus boy suffering from leukemia stayed on a bucking mechanical bull for more than the official eight seconds Saturday.
Samuel Mackaravitz probably did as well as some of the professional bull riders who were vying to ride 2,000-pound...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:47 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday.
Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The diagnosis came in August 1988, when Matt Bessette was four months shy of his fourth birthday.
Doctors at the UConn Medical Center told Matt's parents that their son had leukemia and the prognosis was not good. Matt endured a year of treatment...