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Leukemia

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  • UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU

    UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU
    Everyone knows the loudest mouth on the Knights' defense belongs to UCF senior middle linebacker Terrance Plummer. He's the one yelling and pushing so hard on the football field that he's ended practice doubled over a trash can to vomit on more than a...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
  • Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection

    Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection
    A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection. Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...
  • Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil

    Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil
    On Sunday, 18-year-old Mustapha Khawaja will leave his La Crescenta home in a limousine headed for the airport and, ultimately, Brazil and the World Cup games. Once there, he will watch two soccer matches and sight see with his family. His one-week, all...
  • Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks

    Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks
    The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
  • Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'

     Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'
    A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday. Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
  • He Beat Leukemia, Now UHart Grad Bessette Is An MMA Fighter

    The diagnosis came in August 1988, when Matt Bessette was four months shy of his fourth birthday. Doctors at the UConn Medical Center told Matt's parents that their son had leukemia and the prognosis was not good. Matt endured a year of treatment...
  • 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,"...