Mexican Surgery Saves the Leg of a Patient with Cancer
Two years after having developed osteosarcoma -the most common type of bone cancer among boys- in his right leg, the young man JosA© Trinidad HernA ndez HernA ndez recovered his daily life after having a surgery in which an unconventional prosthesis was implanted.
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Lake County News-Sun
Blood, bone marrow-registry drive aims to help kids with cancer
The solution to 5-year-old Ava Lee's health challenge could be on the other side of the world, but her mother's coworkers are searching the northwest suburbs, too.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Local patients have option for marrow transplants
Doctors at St. David's South Austin Medical Center recently performed the first adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant, which is a type of blood and marrow transplant.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Daily Republic
Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43
Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103 to Support Blood Drive, Marrow Registry
Providing support for three students undergoing aggressive cancer treatment, a handful of Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103 volunteers will host a LifeSource blood drive and marrow registry from 8:30 am-2:30 pm on Saturday, April 26, at Daniel Wright Junior High School, 1370 N. Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire.
Waiting To Die? Man Says Insurance Rejected Due To Obamacare
A Chowchilla man says he is in a life or death situation because of the 'Affordable Healthcare Act' or 'Obamacare'.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
ABC Action News
Girl with first bionic arm returns to Tampa
A girl who received a bionic arm while battling bone cancer has returned to Tampa for a procedure.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dad and son hitting the road for cancer charity
Photo: David Hurst Cancer sufferer, Steve Welch of Parr Lane, Eccleston and his son Alex, who will join him on the Great Manchester Run in aid of Cancer Research A brave father-of-two who is suffering from an incurable cancer will be helping to save others next month.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Star Online
Affordable nuclear medical treatment for M'sians by 2016
KOTA BARU: Malaysians can look forward to a state-of-the-art medical treatment using nuclear technology at an affordable rate.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Charitable Children: 'No Matter What Age You May Be, You Can Change the Life of Another'
By Michael Sewall Everyday Inspirations is a series that shares stories about people in Patch communities across the country who inspire others through their work, or people who have faced extraordinary situations and grown from them.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Seeking help for search & rescue dog OliviaSeeking help for search &...
Olivia, a rescue dog with Campbell County Search & Rescue has bone cancer and must have her right front leg amputated and receive chemotherapy.
Mum climbing high to mark cancer heroes
Regina Coulon climbed Kilimajaro in Tanzania after her daughter Nikita was a patient at The Christie s young oncology unit.
Relay lifts spirits in battle against cancer
Kiama teenager Ashleigh Collins took part in last year's Kiama Relay for Life as a "survivor", believing she had beaten the rare form of bone cancer.
Dream come true: Bride with terminal bone cancer gets married in special ceremony
Brian Neff places a ring on Heather Miller's hand as Pastor Llyod Deitzler presides over the ceremony in a conference room at the Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Lebanon, Pa.
Medical News Today
TP53 gene is altered in nearly all pediatric osteosarcomas, finding...
Mutations found in the tumor suppressor gene TP53 in 90 percent of osteosarcomas, by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, suggesting the alteration plays a key role early in development of the bone cancer .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
New therapy targets cancer in dogs
This monthly column explores ideas, insights and discoveries made in New Jersey that are shaping our future.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Friends rally to help brave schoolgirl Ella
Long-haired aromatherapist Tracey Clark, 44, will have her head shaved this month after feeling compelled to support ten-year-old Ella Benn, the daughter of a family friend.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Tumor Suppressor Gene TP53 Mutated in 90 Percent of Most Common Childhood Bone Tumor
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project found mutations in the tumor suppressor gene TP53 in 90 percent of osteosarcomas, suggesting the alteration plays a key role early in development of the bone cancer.
Bryan County News
Community rallies for student fighting cancer
They thought it was just an ear infection that turned into a cyst. But when Billy and Crystal Hunawill took their 16-year-old son A.J. Rovito Jr. to the hospital, it turned into much more.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
West Salem cancer cases attract international interest, more research
A Massachusetts-based researcher will partner with experts in Oregon and England to study whether there is a link between radon and a rare childhood bone cancer called osteosarcoma.