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...

Boshears Skyfest, Georgia Carolina State Fair among this weekend's events in Augusta area

...com Light the Night WalkWhen: 5 p.m. SaturdayWhere: Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd.What: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night raises money to provide treatment and support to blood cancer patients. A white lantern...

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...

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...

North Carolina women's basketball coach Hatchell stays positive while fighting leukemia

...recently inducted Naismith Hall of Fame coach has been away from sideline duties since October while receiving treatment for leukemia. She spent a month in the hospital for the first round of chemotherapy with more ahead as she holds out hope of getting back...

Gallo returns to mound for Lady Warriors

...Eve Gallo's return to the pitcher's mound for Grovetown High School tonight is triumphant.Diagnosed with with T-cell leukemia and lymphoma in December 2013 after finishing her freshman season for the Lady Warriors, Gallo missed the entire 2014 campaign...

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...

Opinion columns
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...