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Leukemia

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  • Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager

    Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager
    Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31. The daughter...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Marjorie J. Bowers, administrative assistant

    Marjorie J. Bowers, administrative assistant
    Marjorie J. Bowers, who worked as a senior administrative assistant for city public schools for nearly three decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 87. The daughter of a minister and a nurse, Marjorie...
  • H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor

    H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor
    H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. The longtime Westminster resident was...
  • Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher

    Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher
    Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
  • Memorial service at McDaniel recalls Case as passionate educator, adventurer

    Memorial service at McDaniel recalls Case as passionate educator, adventurer
    More than 500 people took time from their Labor Day weekend to fill Big Baker Chapel at McDaniel College on Sept. 1, paying respects at a memorial service for the late Dr. Sam Case. Case, 70, a longtime Westminster resident, died Aug. 22 at Carroll...
  • Blood cancers affect people of all ages

    Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18. Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
  • Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab

    Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab
    On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer. On her second lap, the Baltimore...
  • Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies

    Mick Kipp, Pickles bartender and spice-maker, dies
    The mood Tuesday inside Pickles Pub, across from Camden Yards, matched the gray rainy weather. As noontime regulars ate their lunch and quietly caressed glasses of beer amid the low-key chatter and music playing in the background, something clearly...
  • Parents wish for one thing, reality will often deliver quite another [Commentary]

    Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own. So she and her husband decided to...
  • Mt. Hebron bucks trend, holds on to win in girls soccer

    Mt. Hebron found itself in the same situation Friday night as it's been in twice already this season. The Vikings had first-half leads — even against unbeaten county powerhouse River Hill — in their last two games but ended up losing both...
  • Towson resident and cancer surivor claims $250K lottery prize

    Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it. The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...