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C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...discusses his book, Possibilities, which details his son's journey fighting a rare subtype of leukemia with four bone marrow transplants.? Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Perry Smith talks about the life of Jimmie Dyess, a Medal of Honor and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/c-span-will-showcase-augusta
Pair of books offer life-affirming -- and possibly life-changing -- messages

...Hospital would not give up on Brennan.Fourth, this is a unique story. No child has ever gone through four bone marrow transplants in 18 months.Fifth, this is a story of a band of brothers: two small boys who found so many ways to hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-10/pair-books-offer
Fired Georgia Regents Medical Center nurse files whistle-blower lawsuit

...retaliation for her insistence that the oncology unit and bone marrow transplant unit needed more nurses, which would reduce patients...Over a three-year period, the oncology and bone marrow transplant units became severely understaffed with nurses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/fired-georgia-regents-
Football staff at Yale produces three bone marrow donors

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Finding a match for someone who needs a bone marrow transplant can be like searching for a needle in a haystack ? unless you are looking at Yale University.An unlikely three members of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-08/football-staff-yale-produ
Theology on Tap to reach out to young people at bar

...Ordinary When You Can Be Great?Other speakers include Tara Simkins, whose young son, Brennan, endured four bone marrow transplants to treat his leukemia; Michael Lammers, youth pastor at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church; Mike Firmin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-06/theology-tap-reach-out-y
North Augusta father turns blog posts about son's leukemia battle into book

...seventh birthday in January 2009. He received a bone marrow transplant at Atlanta's Emory University. When he relapsed...Memphis, Tenn.Brennan received three additional bone marrow transplants for an unprecedented four in 18 months. He has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-09/north-augusta-father-tur
Caddying in Par-3 highlight for North Augusta leukemia survivor

...of his seventh birthday in 2009, Simkins was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He received a rare four bone marrow transplants in 18 months and has been in remission for four years.Simkins was familiar with Augusta Na tional Golf Club...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/caddying-par-3-highlight-north-augusta-leu
A headliner with heart

...local music promoter.Brennan was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2009 and received three of his four bone marrow transplants at St. Jude. He's been in remission since 2011.The Possibilities' music video features the Simkins sitting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-29/headliner-heart
Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...spent years in hospitals after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2009. He received four bone marrow transplants ? three at St. Jude ? and has been in remission since February 2011.The Simkinses and the family of Patrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/augusta-family-remembers-rob
VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator says

...Republican said his office began working with a Georgia veteran this week to have a private surgeon complete a bone marrow transplant after the Atlanta VA Medical Center deferred the procedure to the agency's hospital in Nashville, Tenn.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-16/va-legislation-gaining-g