| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Bruce D. Gerwig, a professional golfer and instructor who was the teaching pro at the Hereford Golf Center in northern Baltimore County, died Nov. 15 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65.
The son of Charles...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry was placed on the non-football illness list Monday after a mass was discovered in his chest following Thursday night's game in Oakland.
Berry experienced pain during the game, and a series of tests performed...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Parents told the Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday they’re concerned about the materials that make up artificial turf, following a recent NBC News report.
The NBC piece that aired earlier this month told the story of Amy Griffin, a...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Roy Feifer truly exemplifies the concept of turning an unfortunate situation into a good one, and has generated quite a following. Feifer, of Coral Springs, witnessed his father lose the battle to a form of Leukemia quite a while ago and subsequently...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Peg Smedley wouldn't have retired five years ago if she didn't have it in writing that the government considered her to be totally and permanently disabled from her military service during the Vietnam War.
At the time, the Department of Veterans Affairs...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:03 PM
William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:47 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As a rising junior tennis player, Corona del Mar resident Alex Reyna has a rigid training schedule at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine.
Sometimes Reyna supplements this by carrying around his sister, Noelle. As triplets along with their sister, Paige,...