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  • Dr. Jean Dausset dies at 92; scientist's discovery made tissue typing for transplants possible

    Dr. Jean Dausset, the French Nobel laureate who discovered the human leukocyte antigen, or HLA, system on human tissue that made tissue typing for transplants possible, died June 6 in Mallorca, Spain. He was 92. The HLA antigens are molecules on the...
  • Against The Odds: A Hero Battles Leukemia, Smallpox

    Against The Odds: A Hero Battles Leukemia, Smallpox
    First came the stomachaches and low fevers. Then Lance Cpl. Cory Belken broke out in a rash. His temperature shot up to 104.6 degrees. The young man became delirious, telling his mother, Barbara Skaggs, that he wanted to go to the smoking section even...
  • Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia

    Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia
    Researchers have for the first time performed a successful bone marrow transplant to cure sickle cell disease in adults, a feat that could expand the procedure to more of the 70,000 Americans with the disease -- and possibly some other diseases as well....
  • Jan. 19, 2008: Mike London becomes Richmond's football coach

    Leading a college football program for the first time isn't that daunting. Not when you've stared down the business end of a bad guy's revolver. Not when you've donated bone marrow to your sick little girl. And certainly not when that initial head-...
  • Sept. 21, 2003: 7-year-old's struggle gives inspiration to U.Va. assistant football coach Mike London

    There are no visible scars. A nearly hairless head that's usually covered by a floppy denim hat and the surgical mask she wears in crowds are the only signs that something may be different. Nothing in Ticynn London's behavior indicates she is anything...
  • Little Girl Desperately Needs Bone Marrow Donor

    Little Girl Desperately Needs Bone Marrow Donor
    LOS ANGELES-- The parents of a 4 year old diagnosed with a rare and deadly blood disorder are desperately searching for bone marrow donor to save their little girl's life. Last September 4 year old Maya Chamberlin's parents believed she had come down...
  • Bone Marrow Drive Held For York County 9 Year Old Living With Leukemia

    Bone Marrow Drive Held For York County 9 Year Old Living With Leukemia
    95 people in York County open up their mouths to help save a little boy's life. It sounds strange, but they're giving samples of cells from inside their mouths, to see if they could be a bone marrow donor. 9 year old Aaron Thomas needs the bone marrow...
  • Local 4-Year-Old Needs Bone Marrow Transplant

    Local 4-Year-Old Needs Bone Marrow Transplant
    REDONDO BEACH, Calif. -- Maya Chamberlin is a beautiful, smart and loving 4-year-old girl who has become gravely ill with a disease called Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH. She needs donated bone marrow that very closely matches her own for a...
  • Local Football Team Tearing Up The Turf To Honor Teammate

    Local Football Team Tearing Up The Turf To Honor Teammate
    A local midget football player is battling cancer off the field with his team standing strong behind him. Three weeks ago, 9-year-old Aaron Thomas, was playing football with his Tri-Town Tornado teammates. "I got a phone call from his doctor and from...
  • Abdul-Jabbar Treated for Leukemia

    Abdul-Jabbar Treated for Leukemia
    NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, is being treated for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a rare form of the disease. While admitting he was fearful when he received the diagnosis last December, the basketball great said his prognosis is...
  • Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary

    Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary
    Mary Travers, the clarion-voiced female third of the quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary whose harmony-laden recordings of politically minded songs by Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger ushered them to the top of the sales charts in the 1960s, died...
  • Bone Marrow Donor Told He's Too Fat to Donate

    Bone Marrow Donor Told He's Too Fat to Donate
    SANTA ANA -- A Santa Ana man may be a possible bone marrow donor for a 10-year-old girl with leukemia, but now he's being told he's too overweight to donate. Andrew Sharver, 25, registered to become a donor in 2006. He finally got the good news last...