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Leukemia

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  • 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...
  • Oswego mom's got game when it comes to fighting cancer

    Oswego mom's got game when it comes to fighting cancer
    When I wrote last fall about the extraordinary journey of the Robinson family, I knew I'd want to revisit Crystal Robinson again about this time of year. Much of the interview that took place around the kitchen table of her Oswego home focused on how...
  • 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&...
  • On the home court with Brenda Frese

    “Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry. “Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...