| Apr 11, 2012
Since she was first diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at age 19, Lindsay Porter, now 47, has had to face the reality that she would someday need a kidney transplant.
"It really didn't affect me very much at all until my early 30s, when I developed...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Louisa Cryan, 14, loves her pool room that was built by the Make a Wish foundation after she was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. But there was nothing fun about having cancer.
"Cancer sucks," she said.
It appears Louisa has beaten the leukemia after...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Pacer's star, Roy Hibbert, is stepping up to recruit more bone marrow donors.
Hibbert was at the Castleton Square Mall today, signing autographs and encouraging people to sign up for the "Be The Match" program.
It puts people in a registry to be matched...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Lately, life has been anything but normal for Regina Brown.
"I try to be positive and not even think about it and try to live a normal life," Brown said.
She has something called mycosis fungoides. It's a type of lymphoma that caused her to lose all...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:56 PM
I promise to someday write a full-fledged story about quarter midget car racing, because it looks like great fun. But this story, while set in that world, is about family — in particular, a sister looking out for her brother.
The brother is...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:33 PM
It's been a year for the fight against AIDS and HIV. First the FDA approved Truvada and now an even bigger discovery. A pair of men living with HIV are now free from the virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant. This is the closest doctors have ever...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Gabriel Lalli's body has broken down. His eyesight has faded. He isn't the man he was two years ago. But that's with regard to his physical status.
Cancer can break down anyone, yet it hasn't wilted his fighting spirit.
Lalli, a Newport Beach resident,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Lee Eddins, 12, was diagnosed with leukemia last February.
A bone marrow match was found, but soon after rejected by Lee's body. Lots of pain and anguish. But Lee had a wish, to be granted byMake-A-Wish Friday, and that was to meet his idol, Indiana...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:26 PM
BLACKSBURG — With his dad spotting him Friday in Virginia Tech's football weight room, Chase Ringler desperately threw every ounce of his 54-pound body into trying to bench press the 45-pound bar above him. At first, the bar barely budged, but he...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:25 AM
It was a balmy “Evening of Wine and Roses.” Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of their annual fundraiser. On Oct. 7, more than 600 supporters walked the red carpet toward the hospital’s patio...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:14 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's Robin Roberts has come home from the hospital three weeks after undergoing a bone marrow transplant.
After thanking her doctors and nurses and singing "Amen," the "Good Morning America" host began the next stage of recovery...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Bella O’Dell is still fighting to receive “The Match” that will save her life.
The 4-year old, of Elkhart, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) a year ago and recently relapsed and is in need of a bone marrow...