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C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...destination.? Turner Simkins 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/c-span-will-showcase-augusta
Remission is a wonderful response to leukemia

...bored into my lower backbone and pulled out a small cross-section of marrow.Five years earlier, I had been diagnosed with leukemia. Then a year ago I began monthly chemotherapy sessions, three days a week, with three weeks off to recover. I told you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-19/remission-wonderful-response-
Upcoming C-SPAN programs will highlight Augusta's history, authors

...Monkeys & a Green Jacket;? Turner Simkins, Possibilities: Perseverance, Grace and the Story of One Family's Life With Leukemia;? Stan Byrdy, Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age and The Augusta National Golf Club;? Lee Ann Caldwell, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/upcoming-c-span-
Polish rider Rafal Majka wins stage; Chris Froome retains lead

...to return to French roads nearby.Armstrong was to take part in charity rides Thursday and Friday to raise money to fight leukemia, taking the same route that Tour riders will cover a day later.Froome brushed off Armstrong's visit as a "non-event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-15/polish-rider-rafal-majka-wins-sta
And the award should have gone to ...

...to the disease.But there's also Richie Suarez, the pitcher for New Jersey's Rowan University, who was diagnosed with leukemia and avascular necrosis, a severe bone disease. He underwent chemotherapy and had both hips replaced before age 19. He returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-19/and-award-should-have
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...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/caddying-par-3-highlight-north-augusta-leu
Confederate flag case cited in Redskins trademark battle

...Derrick Nash, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school...February 2013. He was diagnosed with leukemia that May during his senior year at Saginaw's...the 2014 season when doctors found the leukemia had returned, the athletic department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-23/confederate-flag-case-cit
Night at the Movies

...DYING GIRL (PG-13): An antisocial high-school senior and his friend befriend a classmate named Rachel who is battling leukemia. ExchangeTERMINATOR GENISYS (PG-13): John Connor, the leader of the resistance, learns that SkyNet will attack him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-02/night-movies
AbbVie to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

...more than 40 countries and treats three different types of blood cancers including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which is the most common leukemia in adults. The once-a-day capsule works by blocking a protein that allows the cancer to multiply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/abbvie-buy-leukemia-drugma
North Augusta father turns blog posts about son's leukemia battle into book

...processed emotions during his son's battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Detailed blog posts about medicines and doctors' recommendations...Perseverance, Grace and the Story of One Family's Life with Leukemia will be released this month.Brennan, now 13, was diagnosed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-09/north-augusta-father-tur