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Leukemia

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • Md. lottery winner plans to give back

    Md. lottery winner plans to give back
    Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas. "I have no major plans besides donating," he said. Nicholas David Ruth...
  • Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?

    Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?
    Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats? A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising

    Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising
    Ryan Hanley spent the summer before he turned 18 thinking about organizing a transcontinental bike ride to raise money for cancer. When he entered the Johns Hopkins University, he set about selling the idea and recruiting classmates and friends to ride 4,...
  • Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages

    Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages
    University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable. When she discovered that some companies...
  • 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...