Two are named Man and Woman of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

...Carraway and Rebecca Sterner were asked to participate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual Man and Woman of the Year campaign...campaign. Collectively, they raised $414,922.85 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.The winners were announced at a gala...

Caddying in Par-3 highlight for North Augusta leukemia survivor

...birthday in 2009, Simkins was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He received a rare four bone marrow transplants in 18 months...friend with a grandson who was also treated for acute myeloid leukemia."Brennan's a good teacher. He's a smart boy. So is...

Drawings help as Thomson man's leukemia returns

...the re-emergence of his acute myeloid leukemia or the graft vs. host disease from a...Georgia Hospital. And even with the leukemia back and months more of chemotherapy...said she didn't want to accept the leukemia had returned."I knew it but didn't...

Hope for leukemia victims

...cancer, the announcement of a promising leukemia drug was the most important news of the...touted as a cure-all for chronic myeloid leukemia, but in controlled trials, the cancer...Standard treatments for chronic myeloid leukemia, have been bone marrow transplants...

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Arsenic brings remission for rare leukemia

...weapon against a rare form of leukemia, stopping the disease completely...victims of acute promyelocytic leukemia, or APL. Of 12 patients...it may work against other leukemias and even some tumors, including...maturing into useful cells, leukemia cells proliferate, crowding...

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NBA Hall of Famer battling leukemia

...Abdul-Jabbar is being treated for a rare form of leukemia, and the basketball great said his prognosis...diagnosed last December with chronic myeloid leukemia, he told The Associated Press on Monday...all Abdul-Jabbar heard was the word "leukemia." "I was scared," he said. "I...

NASCAR to raise funds for leukemia

...donors and raise funds for the fight against leukemia. Hendrick, 47, has chronic myelogenous leukemia, which has a survival rate of less than...own 1-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia in 1991. "My son was transferred from...

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Leukemia patients seek transplants on Internet

...a number of ways. Chief among these is that they both have leukemia, and both have used the Internet to look for a match. One...1997, I was stricken with a fatal blood cancer known as leukemia. As a result of the cancer, I have also lost part of my vision...

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Augusta leukemia patient appears in St. Jude celebrity video

Augusta leukemia patient Brennan Simkins is one of many children featured with a host...Simkins said.Brennan, 10, has been in remission for acute myeloid leukemia since February 2011. He received four bone marrow transplants.

Augusta leukemia patient featured on NBC's 'Today'

Augusta leukemia patient Brennan Simkins was featured on NBC's Today Monday morning...filmed one week ago.Brennan has been in remission for acute myeloid leukemia since February 2011. He received four bone marrow transplants ? three...