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Leukemia

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  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's

    Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's
    HARTFORD - When Emma Duffin showed symptoms of what her parents believed to be strep throat in May, they never expected their daughter would be diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. "My initial reaction was just holy crap, we weren't expecting this,"...
  • UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

    FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research. Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
  • Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer

    Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer
    His sister's hair was brown, and she was cute. Phil Ziglar remembers that. She was mischievous, the youngest and always picked what television show to watch, over Ziglar and his other little sister, Paula. The Hagerty football coach remembers that, too....
  • Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign

    Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign
    Joshua Chambers may be only 5 years old, but he's savvy enough to understand that if life gives you an opportunity to mix whipped cream and cheerleaders, you should seize the day. So one evening last week, he found himself armed with platefuls of...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister

    NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...
  • Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'

    Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'
    It has been a hectic 48 hours for former Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, whose hard work during his four years in Baltimore was rewarded with a five-year, $33 million contract from the Indianapolis Colts shortly after free agency began Tuesday...
  • Baxter beats expectations on higher sales

    Baxter beats expectations on higher sales
    Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales. The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Stanley Lipinski, electroplater

    Stanley Lipinski, electroplater
    Stanley A. Lipinski, a retired Western Electric worker, died Sunday of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95 and lived in Parkville. Born in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, he was the son of Harry Lipinski, a crane operator, and...
  • Melissa Havard, Consultant to Film & TV on Health Issues, Dies at 51

    Melissa Addis Caplan Havard, a consultant to TV series including "Grey's Anatomy" and "Law and Order: SVU" and films "The Insider," "Juno" and "Thank You for Smoking" and a onetime teacher at Los Angeles Film School, died on Dec. 19 in Duarte, Calif....