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Leukemia

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  • Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints

    Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints
    NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014, held here March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practice for excellent standards, with over 50,000 member...
  • St. Baldrick's: Educators, students make a shear sacrifice at LCHS

    St. Baldrick's: Educators, students make a shear sacrifice at LCHS
    Hair today, gone tomorrow — that was the case for five teachers and 15 students at La CaƱada High School Monday afternoon, who went under the razor for a worthy cause. Members of the Bridge Program, an on-campus peer counseling group, held a head-...
  • Around Town: Getting prepared for Bark for Life

    Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...
  • Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia

    Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia
    Radio personality Maria Dennis announced on the air Thursday morning that she has just been diagnosed with leukemia. Dennis is one third of the popular "Maria and The MIX Morning Show with Reagan and Jon." She explained her three-week absence from the...
  • Review: 'Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way' suggests the road yet traveled

    Although it is an unapologetic celebration of its subject's remarkable life, Showtime's new documentary about Geraldine Ferraro is rimmed with sadness. Some of this is understandable enough. Ferraro died two years ago, after battling blood cancer for...
  • Craig Sager undergoing treatment for acute leukemia, his son says

    Craig Sager undergoing treatment for acute leukemia, his son says
    Craig Sager, TNT's sideline NBA reporter best known for his loud suits, will miss the playoffs this season because he is undergoing treatment for leukemia, his son tweeted Thursday. My Dad's 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw.Be thinking of...
  • Sacred Heart beats strong with a championship CYO team set for the state tournament

    With the exception of a few all-star games this week, the 2013-14 high school basketball season ended Saturday night in Hershey. But one group of young student-athletes still has a state championship in their sights. It's the Sacred Heart Regional...
  • New options to treat multiple myeloma

    New options to treat multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and...
  • L.A. advised to pay $185,000 to driver hit by Huizar's SUV

    L.A. advised to pay $185,000 to driver hit by Huizar's SUV
    Attorneys for Los Angeles have recommended that the City Council pay $185,000 to settle a lawsuit over a car crash involving Councilman Jose Huizar, according to records and interviews. The payment stems from an incident in 2012, in which Huizar —...
  • John Blanchette, Publicist, Travel Writer and TV Producer, Dies at 68

    John M. (Jack) Blanchette Jr., the publicist for Zsa Zsa Gabor for 30 years, died Tuesday, March 4, at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, after a brief battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a form of Leukemia. He was 68. Blanchette was the...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...