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Leukemia

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  • Laurel seeing increase in stray and feral cats

    For 30 years, Glenn Spiegel has lived with his family on Dell Place, near Irving Street and Route 198 and he can't remember a time when he has not had stray cats around his home. "There have been long- and short-hair cats and kittens of all colors,"...
  • Rodricks: Incident shows our vulnerability to disaster

    "We love our children with all our hearts," Gordon Livingston, psychiatrist, philosopher, author and twice-bereaved parent says from his home in Howard County. "We imagine that they will bury us. Then fate intervenes and we must bury them. Nowhere is...
  • Mystery of missing man solved after 13 years

    Henry Ackerman had plans — big, cross country, into-the-wild plans. It was 1998, and he was 48 years old, alone, sad and somewhat peculiar. He lived with threecats and a big, sandy-colored dog in an unkempt Baltimore County apartment and worked...
  • Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese

    Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese
    Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese is entering her ninth season in College Park, and it might be the most challenging season of her stellar career. The No. 21 Terps will open their season Saturday night against Monmouth with a team so young...
  • Benefit for leukemia victim

    A fundraiser to help Abigail Miller of Shrewsbury, Pa., pay for costs associated with her upcoming bone marrow transplant will be held at New Freedom Community Center on July 9. Miller, whose husband, Aaron, is a 1995 graduate of Hereford High School, is...
  • Four local graduates selected as 'Amanda Wins' scholarship recipients

    Some of you will remember Amanda Post, who passed away in 2009 during her freshman year at River Hill High School because of complications from a bone marrow transplant for relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia. She was in her ninth year as a player with the...
  • Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies

    Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies
    Lisa J. Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an author, died Monday of leukemia at her Annapolis residence. She was 56. "She has left an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins and its...
  • D. H. Bader team held successful fundraiser

    The Baders Raiders team of D. H. Bader Management Services raised over $6,800 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at their annual Light the Night Walk in Baltimore. Bader is a community association management company.
  • Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food

    Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food
    Nora Ephron was really all about the food. An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
  • Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling

    Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling
    The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg. In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...
  • Ravens' chiropractor is Maryland Man of the Year for fundraising effort

    Ravens' chiropractor is Maryland Man of the Year for fundraising effort
    A relentless 10-week fundraising campaign has led to Doug Miller being named 2012 Maryland Man of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Catonsville resident raised more than $70,000 in that span through his Relentless for a Cure campaign....
  • Robin Roberts, Nora Ephron bring MDS into spotlight

    Robin Roberts, Nora Ephron bring MDS into spotlight
    The underlying medical condition that contributed to the death of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron and is forcing ABC news anchor Robin Roberts to get a bone marrow transplant is a rare and complicated disease that scientists are still trying to figure...