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  • Celebrating transplant success

    Because it can be encouraging to learn how one article impacts lives, we are writing. In August 1976, we read a headline in your paper: “Brother’s bone cells aid girl 4.” Our 9-year-old daughter, Nancy, was also diagnosed that August with acute myelogenous leukemia and was hospitalized at Children’s Memorial. At that time, the realistic prognosis for a cure for AML was not good.
  • Dave Eggers-inspired school cuts loose to become 'Fearless'

    SEATTLE Standing there next to first lady Michelle Obama in 2011, Teri Hein had to admit that she had done some cool things with the kids at 826 Seattle. The after-school writing and tutoring center launched by author Dave Eggers, headed by Hein and...

    Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says

    Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says
    Uplifting news for the girls: Regularly wearing a brassiere does not increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, a new study finds. Not found in the latest research: Compared with their bra-wearing sisters, aging women who avoid...

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...

    When cancer comes early

     When cancer comes early
    Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....