| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Tyler was winning his battle with cancer for nearly 3 years. Due to relapse, it was determined that he would need a bone marrow transplant in order to survive. Unfortunately, a match could not be found and in 2009 at age 14 - Tyler joined the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:36 AM
NEW YORK -- The mother of "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has died, ABC News reported early Friday.
Roberts made it home to Mississippi to see her 88-year-old mother, who died Thursday evening, according to the news network.
The morning show...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts told viewers in an emotional announcement this morning that she has the rare disorder myelodysplastic syndromes.
She will soon get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister.
It's probably fair to say that...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
"Good Morning America" co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant.
In the 24 hours...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Shot twice in the line of duty, Bodie the police dog has had a long road to recovery.
Today he underwent another surgery, the first one to remove shrapnel from his body. The surgery today focused on repairing Bodie’s jaw.
But, pending any new...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:46 AM
It’s summertime in Connecticut and the cinematic scene is thriving with the CT Film Festival, a four-day-and-night event of films, industry workshops, and panels opening Thursday June 28 at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center at 300 Main St....
| Jun 30, 2012
Saturday @ 10a.m. 2012 Leimert Park Village Book Fair EsoWon Books 4327 Degnan Boulevard Los Angeles 323-290-1048 www.esowonbookstore.com Thousands of book lovers of all ages are headed to Leimert Park Village for the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. Get...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or other life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone marrow transplant.
"I call it the genetic powerball," said...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The underlying medical condition that contributed to the death of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron and is forcing ABC news anchor Robin Roberts to get a bone marrow transplant is a rare and complicated disease that scientists are still trying to figure...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Louisa Cryan, 14, loves her pool room that was built by the Make a Wish foundation after she was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. But there was nothing fun about having cancer.
"Cancer sucks," she said.
It appears Louisa has beaten the leukemia after...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Pacer's star, Roy Hibbert, is stepping up to recruit more bone marrow donors.
Hibbert was at the Castleton Square Mall today, signing autographs and encouraging people to sign up for the "Be The Match" program.
It puts people in a registry to be matched...