Leukemia Newswire

Leukemia Newswire

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  1. McKeown students give pennies for cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society invested $49.3 million in research in 2016 to aid in finding a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. Last year, McKeown School students donated $450 through the society's Pennies for Patients program where they not only raise money to fund research but also learn about service and character building.

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  2. It's official: DJ Khaled is a better shooter than Steph Curry and Reggie MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... an event honoring the late TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager, who passed away in December after a long battle with leukemia. The event featured several stars, including Pacers legend Reggie Miller, Rockets star James Harden, WNBA star Candace Parker ...

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  3. Chili fans indulge at annual Orlando Chili Cook-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Bliss's girlfriend, Nevane Zimmerman, was a survivor of childhood cancer herself, defeating Acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Saturday also featured the World Chili Eating Competition, highlighting professional competitive eaters Joey Chestnut, Miki ...

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  4. Craig Sager posthumously given Basketball Hall of Fame media awardRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... . Sager spent 40 years in sports broadcasting before he was forced to step back after he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2014. The cancer went into remission, and he went back to work, but less than two years later it returned. On Dec. 15, 2016, ...

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  5. Molly's Kids: BJ marches forth on March fourthRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... @Carolina Panthers drum after the 2015 "Keep Pounding" 5k. It was two weeks after that race when BJ found out his leukemia was back with a vengeance. This is the first major event his mom and sister are tackling in his honor. All money raised on ...

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  6. THON Dancer and Cancer Survivor Embodies 'Igniting Hope Within'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statecollege.com

    ... pain so bad he couldn't sleep. A few days before his sixth birthday, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia - a type of bone marrow and blood cancer that affects the body's white blood cells. Clark spent the next few weeks in the ...

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  7. Estremera: Stories of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ... bone marrow aspiration where a needle is inserted into the pelvic bone to get bone marrow to see if there are still leukemia cells and the lumbar puncture that requires yet another needle inserted into the spinal canal to deliver chemotherapy to ...

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  8. World rugby star Christian Lealiifano in remission six months after shock leukemia diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    News of the 29-year-old's diagnosis broke last August and the rugby world rallied around the playmaker, who has represented his country on 19 occasions. "The doctors said the transplant was a success and everything is looking good in there and the cancer isn't showing up so I'm in remission at the moment but there is still a way to go," he told the Sydney Morning Herald.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Lealiifano's cancer in remissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Brumbies co-captain Christian Lealiifano has received the positive news that he is in remission, six months after being diagnosed with leukemia. Saturday was 100 days since his successful bone-marrow transplant, as he opened up to reporters after signing autographs for supporters.

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  10. Benefits available for vets who may have ingested contaminated drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    ... from conditions that include bladder cancer, liver cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, adult leukemia, kidney cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, renal toxicity, infertility and scleroderma. Even if you do not have one of the ...

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  11. Sunday Conversation: Doretha EdgecombRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... community. It's named after her late husband, Hillsborough County's first black judge who died in 1976 of leukemia. On Thursday, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA honored her with its 2017 Community Impact Award. And she is among the four women ...

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  12. Christian Lealiifano in remission six months after leukemia diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    It's the news rugby fans across the world have been waiting to hear since the ACT Brumbies flyhalf received a shock leukemia diagnosis last August. Saturday marked 100 days since Lealiifano's successful bone-marrow transplant in Melbourne, with the 29-year-old racing back to Canberra on Friday night to attend a Brumbies' fan day.

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  13. Cancer-free Lawton student rings victory bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSWO

    Eva Carver a 4th-grader at the school went through her last round of chemo a few weeks ago. Carver was diagnosed with leukemia in December 2015.

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  14. Targeting tumor suppressor protein could be effective treatment for some AML patients, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    Researchers in Germany have discovered that a tumor suppressor protein thought to prevent acute myeloid leukemia can actually promote a particularly deadly form of the disease. The study, "RUNX1 cooperates with FLT3-ITD to induce leukemia," which will be published online February 17 in The Journal of Experimental Medicine, suggests that targeting this protein could be an effective treatment for certain AML patients.

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  15. Scientists create scorecard index for heart-damaging chemo drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stanford

    ... dangerous to heart function, such as nilotinib, which is approved for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia, and vandetanib, which is approved for the treatment of some types of thyroid cancer, also had the lowest safety indices based on the ...

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  16. Former Four Diamonds Children Inspire Others to Keep FightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Statecollege.com

    Both Brady Lucas and Ryan Mourey were diagnosed with leukemia as children and were supported by THON and the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey. Today, they are both Penn State students and active in THON, the year-round fundraising effort to fight pediatric cancer that culminates in this weekend's 46-hour dance marathon.

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  17. THON Leaders Excited for 40th Anniversary with Four DiamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Statecollege.com

    ... what happened with Beta Theta Pi's dancers earlier this week. Both Brady Lucas and Ryan Mourey were diagnosed with leukemia as children and were supported by THON and the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey. Today, they are both Penn State ...

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  18. 5 New FDA Approvals to Know from January 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pharmacy Times

    ... the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma. The drug's label later grew to include the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Waldenstrm's macroglobulinemia, and small lymphocytic lymphoma. Adverse events associated with the use of Imbruvica include ...

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  19. Health Officials, Research Team Spar Over Alleged Cancer Link Near Oil Drilling SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Manufacturing.net

    Is living near an oil well dangerous for human health? A recent study from the University of Colorado has attempted to show how it could be. After studying data from the research, the scientists found a higher prevalence of one type of cancer - lymphocytic leukemia - in those aged 5-24 who lived in areas with high levels of oil and gas drilling.

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  20. Craig Sager HOFRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... like something from a Nasa lab. It looked like a galaxy," said Sager Jr. And when Sager was first diagnosed with leukemia, his adopted city responded. A local highs school fashionably found a way to raise money for their hometown hero. But when ...

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