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Leukemia

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  • AbbVie to buy leukemia drug maker Pharmacyclics for $21 billion

    AbbVie will spend about $21 billion to buy fellow drugmaker Pharmacyclics and add another major revenue producer to a portfolio that already includes the world's top-selling drug. The deal will give the North Chicago, Ill., drugmaker Imbruvica, a blood...
  • Craig Sager plans colorful return for Bulls-Thunder game

    Craig Sager plans colorful return for Bulls-Thunder game
    Craig Sager, the man with sport coats in every color with the possible exception of conventional black and navy, had a choice in mind for his return to an NBA sideline. After an 11-month battle with leukemia, he planned on an orange selection for TNT&...
  • Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?

    Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?
    On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The...
  • Nonprofit Special Spaces grants Batavia girl with leukemia new bedroom

    Nonprofit Special Spaces grants Batavia girl with leukemia new bedroom
    Three-year-old Ramona Bond's new room is a fancy fortress of unexplored goodies. A jeweled chandelier glimmers from the ceiling; and a crisp big-girl bunk bed ladder is there for her to climb in six seconds flat. Ramona, who was diagnosed with acute...
  • Loretta McC. Barrett, real estate professional and volunteer

    Loretta McC. Barrett, real estate professional and volunteer
    Loretta McC. Barrett, a retired Realtor whose career spanned 50 years, died of leukemia Tuesday at her Parkville home. She was 90. The daughter of Henry Lightner McCulloh, a stonemason, and Loretta Greene McCulloh, a homemaker, Loretta Catherine McCulloh...
  • Chicago Bulls give New Lenox family a break from leukemia

    Chicago Bulls give New Lenox family a break from leukemia
    Nathan Dobush is five-years old and on Feb. 15, he received his last chemotherapy treatment for leukemia. He hasn't let the disease bring him down. "Even with the last four chemos, you wouldn't have even noticed that he had them," said Laura Dobush,...
  • Kids with blood cancers enjoy a family party

    Party for Kids with pediatric blood cancers (and their families) Hosted by: Leukemia Research Foundation Cause: To provide 60 pediatric blood cancer patients and their families with a free, fun day of respite Date: Jan. 18 Location: Belvedere...
  • Ribbons honor sisters' fight against leukemia

    Ribbons honor sisters' fight against leukemia
    Pink and purple ribbons have sprung up throughout LaGrange Park to honor two sisters and their family's brave battle with leukemia. Becca Mueller lost her four-year struggle with the disease and complications Feb. 11. Funeral services for the 12-year-...
  • Thieves steal equipment, money from Altoona School

    Thieves steal equipment, money from Altoona School
    Thieves who broke into the Altoona School on Thursday night stole thousands of dollars worth of technology equipment and several hundred dollars in school-lunch money, according to the school's principal. Principal Walter Schmidt said three projectors,...
  • Cameron Huster Beck: Harpist pursued music around the globe

    Cameron Huster Beck: Harpist pursued music around the globe
    By age 3, she was reading. By 7, she began to play her mother's harp. At 9, she had already performed in front of hundreds. "Oh, that was our mistake; we put her crib next to the piano," Cameron Huster Beck's mother Penny said. Such a joke was typical...
  • Thousands of dog photos posted on Facebook for Arizona teen

    Thousands of dog photos posted on Facebook for Arizona teen
    What started out as a simple Facebook request for photos of dogs for a 16-year-old cancer patient has since turned the pet-loving boy into an Internet celebrity. Anthony Lyons' love for the therapy dogs that greet him during his treatments for...