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Leukemia

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'

    Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'
    Social media is typically littered with pictures of pets. But you may have noticed an event on Facebook lately that many of your friends are planning to attend – and it involves posting pictures of your dogs. If you have, don’t worry because...
  • Stem cells save woman's life

    Sunrise resident Jessica Offir didn't know that when she swabbed her cheek at a donor drive in college that a few years later she'd save the life of another woman. Offir received a call in mid-2009, saying she was a match for a woman with leukemia and...
  • Good Cause: 16-year-old thrives despite autism and leukemia

    Good Cause: 16-year-old thrives despite autism and leukemia
    Jack Sattler’s parents Eric and Monique call their son a Christmas junkie. It starts in August when he pulls out “The Grinch” DVD and begins to play it and makes out his wish list. No matter what happens to the Naperville North High...
  • Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set

    Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set
    Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon. While the Boca Raton-based foundation...
  • Peninsula residents show their generosity through fundraising efforts

    Peninsula residents show their generosity through fundraising efforts
    In Virginia, students at 120 schools filled collection jars with spare change over a 3-week period, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The top fundraising schools in Virginia include George P. Phenix School in Hampton with $10,200.25....
  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • Pasta for Pennies proves small change can go a long way

    Just call it hospitaliano. Olive Garden is in the business of giving back. The popular Italian restaurant chain's Pasta for Pennies program benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has raised more than $90 million since 1994. Thousands of students...