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Leukemia

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  • 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...
  • Houses of Hope, built by children with cancer, on display at Columbia mall

    Houses of Hope, built by children with cancer, on display at Columbia mall
    April Huff remembers the moment she learned her then-two-year-old daughter, Athena, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It was a little over a year ago, and it changed her life forever, she said. But if one thing makes it bearable, she said,...
  • Girls lacrosse: A perfect ending for Chapelgate

    Girls lacrosse: A perfect ending for Chapelgate
    Facing Chapelgate in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship game, St. Timothy's didn't quite know what all it was up against — that's how it's supposed to be with secret weapons. Actually, the Yellowjackets...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Breaking the breast cancer code

    Breaking the breast cancer code
    How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed? Do you work...
  • 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...
  • With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune

    With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune
    When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author. The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
  • Wilde Lake equals Marriotts Ridge, goal for goal, in girls soccer deadlock

    After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence. Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...