| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:24 PM
A Maryland man who became the second person in the world to have a synthetic windpipe transplant died Monday, nearly four months after having the rare operation done in Sweden.
His mother, Dorne Lyles, said Tuesday that her son died at Franklin Square...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror.
A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Ever since I did a story on Riley Davis’ bone marrow transplant in September 2009, I looked forward to finally meeting him in person. I wanted to be there when he went back to Jacksonville Elementary School. He was in the middle of fourth grade when...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Rachel Tova Minkove, a University of Maryland School of Social Work student who wanted to assist young adults as they fought cancer, died of Hodgkin's lymphoma complications July 29 at her Cheswolde home. She was 28.
Born in Baltimore, she was the...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts told viewers in an emotional announcement this morning that she has the rare disorder myelodysplastic syndromes.
She will soon get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister.
It's probably fair to say that...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
"Good Morning America" co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant.
In the 24 hours...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2011
Nothing was more important to Garrett Radcliffe than playing football for Hereford High.
Growing up, the Freeland resident couldn't play the sport simply because he was always too big for his age.
"He never got a chance to play football with his...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Mark Gregory remembers.
He remembers dates. There was the day after Thanksgiving in 1989, when doctors found a tumor near his brain. Then there was July 26, 1991, when Gregory, who’d been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, underwent a bone marrow...
| Oct 23, 2012
E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, died Saturday in Seattle of heart disease. He was 92.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Since their son Connor Lim was born, Stephanie Park and Steven Lim have been on countless trips to doctors and hospitals dealing with lung infections, …...