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  • Sunrise resident saves woman's life with stem cells

    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...
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • 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...
  • 5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage

    5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage
    JP Gibson entered the Utah Jazz scrimmage with 34 seconds left in the third quarter Monday, and immediately made an impact. With the crowd roaring, Gibson, a 5-year-old diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, dribbled three-quarters length of the...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    When Ravens rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler learned recently that a college friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, he wanted to help. Butler got involved by supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Tuesday night during an appearance at the...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour

    Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour
    A 7-year-old Emmaus boy suffering from leukemia stayed on a bucking mechanical bull for more than the official eight seconds Saturday. Samuel Mackaravitz probably did as well as some of the professional bull riders who were vying to ride 2,000-pound...
  • 1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation

    1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation
    Rabbi Michael Sommer has delivered a lot of sermons since he was ordained in 2005, but the one on Friday in the Lakeside Congregation building, 1221 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park, to inaugurate Har Shalom, a congregation he has established in the wake...
  • Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother

    Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother
    Dizziness, nausea, blood clots, extreme fatigue, bone pain and rashes are all part and parcel of leukemia and its treatment. For Newport News resident Patti Minium Moonis, 48, mother of seven, it brought something else — an urgent desire to find her...
  • Playing baseball to battle leukemia

    Nothing tugs at the heart more than a child who's battling a serious illness. And last weekend, more than 300 people showed where their hearts were when they turned out for a baseball fundraiser to support 9-year-old baseball player Cole Malone who is...