| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:43 AM
Ten years ago his father did it.
There were even complications that required an extended hospitalization because of it.
Yet none of that stopped Imperial resident Pablo Cerda from becoming a potential bone marrow donor.
“If it helps someone...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Frieda Jordan, president of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, is scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss an upcoming fundraiser and the importance of attracting more donors.
Morre Dean, chief executive...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Despite the snow – close to 70 people came out on Saturday to take a simply test to help save hundreds of thousands of people.
“For five minutes – here getting a check swab and you could save someone’s life,” said Retired...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:08 PM
There were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago.
James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
There are some gifts that can never be repaid. At 16-years-old, Calvin McIntyre was facing a future he'd never imagined.
“From the day we found out about this disease that I had never heard of before,” says Calvins mother Alfie. “Before...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:34 PM
I'm glad to be able to revisit the story of 8-year-old Simon Ernst. I wrote about the Upper Milford Township boy last month, when he was getting ready to undergo a bone marrow transplant.
The procedure ended up being delayed because Simon had a...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:52 PM
All of this exposure and economic impact.
All of the hype and the hoopla.
All of the celebrities and festivities.
All because this man believed.
All because Pat Williams believed in Orlando.
Believed in Magic.
And now, as Orlando gets ready to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Lesley Domiano has only a few months to live, unless she can find a compatible bone marrow donor.
Friends of the longtime Laguna Beach resident will be collecting DNA at three events this month in a desperate search for a donor.
Collection will begin...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Roughly one in five hematopoietic stem cell transplants performed to treat blood disorders such as leukemia uses cord blood instead of the traditional bone marrow. Cord blood â harvested from umbilical cords shortly after birth â could be used more......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 9:34 PM
"Brothers & Sisters" returned from a monthlong hiatus with a bang of an episode that took me on a roller coaster of emotions. First, I was crestfallen. After collapsing at Justin and Rebecca's beach wedding, Kitty landed in the hospital......
| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Infants can inherit a lot of things from their mothers ??? curly hair, high cheekbones, slender fingers. And, scientists now show, cancer. Doctors have long believed that it was possible for babies to contract cancer in utero. The medical literature......