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Bone Marrow (INACTIVE)

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  • Stem Cells Offer Potential Cure for Lung Injuries and Disease

    Stem Cells Offer Potential Cure for Lung Injuries and Disease
    Mary Pat "Mayhem" is a force to be reckoned with, but the 73 year radio host old met her match 15 years ago, when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.  “I could not get the breath out of the lungs to get more back...
  • On the long road to recovery, Gary Smith is staying positive

    On the long road to recovery, Gary Smith is staying positive
    Thirteen months after Gary Smith's nightmare began, there is undeniable progress. The leukemia that attacked his white blood cells and threatened his life is gone. The bone marrow transplant he underwent in December was successful, thanks in large part...
  • Glendale High presents service awards

    Glendale High School’s PTSA presented Honorary Service Awards, led by President Sydney Swainston, to 10 recipients for their dedication to community, students and education at Monday’s meeting. Also announced were the 2011-2012 slate of...
  • Bone Marrow Drive at South Street Seaport For Ailing 3-Year-Old Boy

    Bone Marrow Drive at South Street Seaport For Ailing 3-Year-Old Boy
    "Bodies…The Exhibition" is typically a big draw on Sundays. On this Sunday, even more people than usual showed up at the South Street Seaport attraction because of a little boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. The Gift of Life Foundation...
  • Study: Cadmium, breast cancer tied

    Study: Cadmium, breast cancer tied
    In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest...
  • Indiana Blood Center partners with Indiana Pacers for blood drive

    Indiana Blood Center partners with Indiana Pacers for blood drive
    Indiana Blood Center and the Indiana Pacers are teaming up for the annual "Drive to the Hoop," a blood and bone marrow drive that will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Anyone who participates as a donor in...
  • Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs

     Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs
    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...
  • They're marching for a match

    They're marching for a match
    Sporting yellow T-shirts with photos of six local Armenians in need of bone marrow transplants, volunteers at this year’s walkathon to benefit the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry scurried about Saturday morning getting ready for the Glendale...
  • Community Dances For Former Cancer Patient

    Community Dances For Former Cancer Patient
    Terri Ortman of Dorr is a fighter.  After being diagnosed with cancer two years ago, she underwent chemotherapy and radiation and is now in remission. "My sister Terri, she never cries, she holds it up for all of us," Terri’s sister, Tracy...
  • Riding for bone marrow research

    Riding for bone marrow research
    A bicyclist from Florida is riding across America to raise awareness of bone marrow donation. And he stopped in Lexington on Saturday during a community festival. Henry Osti started his journey in San Francisco and will end in Yorktown, Virginia....
  • FDA approves using cord blood to treat cancer

    U.S. drug regulators have for the first time approved a therapy that uses cells of human blood from the placenta and the umbilical cord to treat people with blood-forming disorders or cancer. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday licensed...
  • London, Fisher connected by rare disease

    London, Fisher connected by rare disease
    Virginia's game at Florida State this weekend has major implications in the Coastal Division race. But outside of those three hours on Saturday night, Cavalier head coach Mike London and Seminole head coach Jimbo Fisher will be fighting for the same...