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Brings 'Great Relief'
Jun 7, 2022 12:35 PM CDT
Greg LeMond: Cancer Diagnosis Brings 'Great Relief'
US cycling legend had been feeling lousy for weeks
- Two-time world cycling champion and three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has been diagnosed with a form of leukaemia, which he says is treatable. "No one ever wants to hear the word cancer but, admittedly, there is great relief, now, to know why I was feeling poorly,"...
First She Got the Doctor's
Call. Then Her Fiance Did
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Mar 19, 2022 12:40 PM CDT
First She Got the Doctor's Call. Then Her Fiance Did
Mariah Nelesen, Clay Slenk move up wedding date after cancer diagnoses within 8 days of each other
- Mariah Nelesen and Clay Slenk's wedding on June 10 was supposed to be a grand affair, with every detail meticulously planned out. Now they've moved the date up to April 9, and they're planning on a reception meal of "burgers and brats on the grill,"...
Feb 2, 2022 7:40 PM CST
Doctors Say Gene Therapy Cured 2 of Cancer
CAR-T cells attacked cancer and stayed in the body of men with leukemia
- In 2010, doctors treated Doug Olson's leukemia with an experimental gene therapy that transformed some of his blood cells into cancer killers. More than a decade later, there's no sign of cancer in his body. The treatment cured Olson and a second patient, reported University of Pennsylvania doctors,...
Swimmer Makes Olympics
2 Years After Diagnosis
Apr 5, 2021 5:55 PM CDT
Swimmer Makes Olympics 2 Years After Diagnosis
Rikako Ikee qualifies for home Games in emotional return
- Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee on Sunday qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, just two years after she was diagnosed with leukemia. She swam a time of 57.77 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly at Japan's national championships held at the new swimming venue for the Tokyo Olympics. That qualified her...
Can't Go Home
With Parents Who
Sep 10, 2019 12:32 PM CDT
Judge: Boy Can't Go Home With Parents Who Halted His Chemo
Noah McAdams, now 4, must remain with his grandparents, judge rules
- The preschooler taken from his parents when they halted his chemotherapy is no closer to going home—the parents of Noah McAdams, now 4, were denied custody of their son in a ruling Monday in Florida, WFLA reports. Noah was 3 when he was removed from his parents' care and...
Pitcher Says Leukemia Battle
'Is Going to Make Me Stronger'
Jul 7, 2019 8:53 AM CDT
Pitcher Says Leukemia Battle 'Is Going to Make Me Stronger'
Carlos Carrasco says the cancer is under control
- Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco announced Friday that he has leukemia. "At the end of May, they shut me down because they saw something wrong with my blood," he told a Dominican Republic TV station, per
. Additional blood tests showed the problem to be leukemia....
Alabama Man 'Blown Away'
by People's Generosity
May 4, 2019 2:10 PM CDT
Alabama Man 'Blown Away' by People's Generosity
David Green can see his daughter thanks to donated sick days
- David Green was out of sick days when he learned just how much his colleagues cared, CNN reports. The Alabama history teacher's daughter, Kinsley, is receiving cancer treatments 100 miles away from their Huntsville home—but he had no more sick days to visit her. So his wife went...
3-Year-Old Taken From
Parents After They
Stop His Chemo
May 2, 2019 11:05 AM CDT
3-Year-Old Taken From Parents After They Stop His Chemo
Authorities say boy's life is in danger; family says chemo is too 'brutal'
- Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland-Ball's 3-year-old son, Noah, has leukemia. But his parents don't want him to get chemotherapy, and they've lost custody of him as a result. "We want him to be treated with something that has less side effects," Bland-Ball tells WFLA . "...
Happy Ending to
Story of Pregnant
Nov 29, 2018 4:01 PM CST
Happy Ending to Story of Pregnant Leukemia Patient
Susie Rabaca, pregnant with twins, finds perfect bone marrow donor match
- After the story of a woman battling cancer while pregnant with twins made headlines, a record number of people signed up to find out if they could donate bone marrow to her—and now Susie Rabaca has found a perfect match. Rabaca, already a mother of three and due to...
Pregnant Mom With
Cancer to Public:
'You Can Save My Life'
Nov 27, 2018 9:15 AM CST
Pregnant Mom With Cancer to Public: 'You Can Save My Life'
Susie Rabaca, due with twins Dec. 6, needs 100% marrow match for aggressive leukemia
- Susie Rabaca needs a "perfect" match. That's what the Southern California mother of three, who is pregnant with twins, is desperately seeking in her quest to find a bone marrow donor,
reports. Rabaca, who's due to give birth Dec. 6, has acute myeloid leukemia , an aggressive...
After More Than
10 Years, Samsung
Workers Get an Apology
Nov 23, 2018 11:15 AM CST
After More Than 10 Years, Samsung Workers Get an Apology
And compensation as company says sorry for employee illnesses, deaths
- Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by the South Korean tech giant came weeks after the company and a group representing ailing Samsung workers agreed...
Oct 23, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
WWE Star Breaks Character for Emotional Live Reveal
Roman Reigns (aka Leati Joseph Anoa'i) says he's been living with leukemia for 11 years, and it's back
- Roman Reigns is now part of Wikipedia's "Breaking Kayfabe" page after an announcement during the WWE's
Monday Night Raw
live programming in Providence, RI. The professional wrestler (real name Leati Joseph Anoa'i), broke character and proclaimed he was giving up his WWE Universal Championship belt due...
Is This a Good Idea?
Cancer Researcher Says Yes
May 26, 2018 4:00 PM CDT
Is This a Good Idea? Cancer Researcher Says Yes
A genetic mutation also plays a role
- Is your child’s environment as sterile as an operating room? That might not be a good thing, a leading cancer researcher says in a new report. After three decades of research, Mel Greaves , from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, believes that acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is caused...
Parents Sue School to Let
11-Year-Old Use Medical Pot
Jan 12, 2018 7:41 AM CST
Parents Sue School to Let 11-Year-Old Use Medical Pot
Illinois state law bans use of drug on school grounds
- Most parents would celebrate a school that specifically bars students from using marijuana on its premises. Not an Illinois couple. JS and MS, as they’re identified in court documents, are suing the state after a Schaumburg school district barred their 11-year-old daughter from using a medical cannabis patch and...
'Fate Opened the Door': Pair
Weds 50 Years After Romance
Sep 17, 2017 3:15 PM CDT
'Fate Opened the Door': Pair Weds 50 Years After Romance
Stephen Walbert says he can face his leukemia with Jennifer Meyerink by his side
- A US Navy officer, the Trinidad girl he loved, and 50 years separating them since. Those years have now disappeared with a reunion for Stephen Walbert and Jennifer Meyerink and their rekindled romance in the face of adversity, including Walbert's recent cancer diagnosis. The two met as teens in...
It's a Breakthrough Cancer
Drug—And It'll Cost You
Aug 31, 2017 2:03 AM CDT
It's a Breakthrough Cancer Drug—And It'll Cost You
Novartis CEO stands by $475K charge for Kymriah
- "The cancer world is forever changed." That's what a researcher is saying following the FDA's approval of America's first-ever treatment that genetically alters a person's cells to fight cancer. The customized treatment to be administered at certified medical centers involves drawing a patient's...
New Cancer Treatment Called
'Most Exciting Thing I've Seen'
Jul 13, 2017 6:44 AM CDT
New Cancer Treatment Called 'Most Exciting Thing I've Seen'
FDA unanimously approved it
- "This is the most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime," Dr. Timothy Cripe said Wednesday after voting in favor of a groundbreaking new cancer treatment. The oncologist and nine other members of a Food and Drug Administration panel voted unanimously to recommend approval of the treatment,...
Cops Fulfill Teen's
Odd Bucket List Wish
Jan 30, 2017 11:33 AM CST
Cops Fulfill Teen's Odd Bucket List Wish
After leukemia returned, Alyssa Elkins decided she wanted to fire a Taser
- When Alyssa Elkins sat down with her eight siblings to write a bucket list, she thought about a video she'd seen of her uncle being struck by a Taser during his training with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. She added firing a Taser to the list, partly as a...
US Will Pay $2.2B to Marines
Sickened by Toxic Water
Jan 13, 2017 12:02 AM CST
US Will Pay $2.2B to Marines Sickened by Toxic Water
900K were exposed over more than 30 years
- The Obama administration has agreed to provide disability benefits totaling more than $2 billion to veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Beginning in March, the cash payouts from the Department of Veterans Affairs may supplement VA health care already being...
Mom Poisoned Son With Feces
During Cancer Treatment: Cops
Nov 25, 2016 8:44 AM CST
Mom Poisoned Son With Feces During Cancer Treatment: Cops
She's charged with felonies including aggravated battery
- A 15-year-old cancer patient may have missed his best shot at remission, say doctors, and it's allegedly because of his mother. Doctors say the Wolcott, Indiana, teen underwent his first chemotherapy treatment for leukemia in September but returned to Riley Hospital for Children days later suffering from fever, vomiting,...
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