Leukaemia

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Leukaemia
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12 Year Old Receives Standing Ovation at Jones Stadium

Myles Galvan, 12, has been battling leukemia since he was 7 years old. University Medical Center surprised Myles with a dream of a lifetime?he was going to get to go meet some of his favorite players and favorite coach, Coach Kliff Kingsbury. ... [Published The US Daily - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Be’er Sheva: Leukemia Patient in Need of Bone Marrow Donor

A search for a bone marrow donor is currently underway in Be’er Sheva, in an attempt to help Albert Aflalo, a Leukemia patient in need of a bone marrow transplant to save his life. Albert’s family is calling upon the public, especially those of Moroccan ... [Published Israel National News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

ASTA Awards Grant to UALR Researcher for Leukemia Cure Search

by Arkansas Business Staffon Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014 11:16 amThe Arkansas Science & Technology Authority has awarded $50,000 to researcher Darin Jones of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to fund his research to develop a cure for leukemia.The funding, ... [Published Arkansas Business - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Leukaemia, Researcher, Gaala
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

The Cancer Center At The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Kicks Off September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia kicks off September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in partnership with childhood cancer patients and survivors, their families and the larger ... [Published Minyanville - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Kind-hearted Wrexham Man Inspired by Leukaemia Survivor

A kind-hearted man was inspired by the story of a leukaemia survivor to contribute to the fundraising efforts of a Wrexham restaurant.Alan Griffiths donated £400 on behalf of his work colleagues at JCB after he read about brave Delyth Bolton, 44, who ... [Published Welsh Icons - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Advice on how to spot signs of blood cancer

Comments (0)PEOPLE in Burton and South Derbyshire are being asked: 'Do you know how to spot the signs of blood cancer?'The question is being posed this month as September is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month.Research carried out by the charity Leukaemia ... [Published Burton Mail - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Novartis Japan admits to concealing side effects

Singapore: Landing in trouble again, the Japanese arm of the Swiss drug maker Novartis has now admitted that it concealed facts related to side effects in its leukaemia patients. The company admitted that it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious ... [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Leukaemia survivor honoured

Bem Bom in Bedfordview was packed to capacity last week when a ladies’ breakfast fundraiser was hosted by the Manny de Freitas Foundation (MdFF). This event was in support of the fight against cancer, in particular leukaemia.One of the MdFF’s objectives ... [Published Tame Times - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Leukaemia, Cancer, Education
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

UK cancer death rate for children drops 22% in a decade

The number of children dying from cancer has fallen 22% in the last 10 years, show new figures from Cancer Research UK.A decade ago around 330 children were losing their lives to cancer every year, but this figure has now dropped to around 260, thanks ... [Published Pharma Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

7-year-old Boy With Leukaemia Learns He's Going Home

A Nebraska family captured on video, the heartwarming moment of their son, 7-year-old Avery Harriman after being told he would finally be going home after 23 days in the hospital undergoing intensive chemotherapy.Avery, the son of Chris Harriman, an assistant ... [Published MedIndia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Lakeland Teen Loses Battle With Cancer While Working on Project to Help Others

| Ivan Brooks II, 15, always had a positive attitude and tried to help those around him, even as he quietly began chemotherapy for lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year.He loved bow ties, business and service, and was working to start a nonprofit to ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

New child cancer specialist for Auckland

Paediatric oncologist, Dr Andrew Wood has returned to the University of Auckland to research the genetic mistakes driving childhood leukaemias. Dr Wood graduated from the University of Auckland’s School of Medicine, and trained as a paediatrician ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Sep 01 2014]

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Besides benefiting those causes, "we are delighted to be honoring Ms. Libba Smith, a lymphoma survivor, a champion of LLS, and a terrific lady who has helped us organize this event each year" said SHS drama teacher Eddie Frazier
Chris Oless says it's all about helping his young patients feel hopeful about the future. "I am so inspired by these kids, that they live their life and most importantly there is hope, They have hope for tomorrow; they have hope for careers" he says
"What we're doing is really nothing to what Tricia is going through but we're hoping we can show a bit of solidarity."
This is what an older student had to say about the tragedy. "I don't know why he didn't tell us about his health. He should have. Had he told us he was weak, we wouldn't have to be here at his funeral ceremony."

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New child cancer specialist for Auckland [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Sep 01 2014]
Paediatric oncologist, Dr Andrew Wood has returned to the University of Auckland to research the genetic mistakes driving childhood leukaemias. Dr Wood graduated from the University of Auckland’s School of Medicine, and trained as a paediatrician ... ...
Is it really leukemia?Please help.. [Published HealthBoards - Aug 31 2014]
A friend of mine told me was diagnosed with acute leukemia around Easter. It's been 5 months now and from time to time I keep questioning if it's true. The facts that I know is that he has acute leukemia.He started treatment 3 days later (not chemo but ...
Novartis fails to report side effects, fatality [Published PharmaGossip - Aug 30 2014]
6:52 pm, August 30, 2014 Jiji PressNovartis Pharma K.K. said it has failed to report to the health ministry at least 2,579 cases of serious side effects, including a fatality, from its drugs for leukemia and other diseases even though its employees ...
American Journey: HopeCam [Published Anderson Cooper 360 - Aug 30 2014]
It is a side-effect of cancer that is often overlooked: social isolation. It wasn't ignored by Len Forkas when his son Matt was battling leukemia at the age of nine. To help him fight the loneliness, he used a web cam to reconnect his son to his friends ...
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