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42 min ago | Bellingham Herald

Bout with leukemia becomes nurse's life mission

That trip led to an unexpected and life-changing diagnosis: leukemia. "I knew God had always blessed me and I truly believed that it happened for a reason," she said.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Nursing, Lymphoma, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Plant City, FL

42 min ago | Washington Times

Bout with leukemia becomes nurse's life mission

Becky Dame was a college freshman when a stomachache sent her to the infirmary. That trip led to an unexpected and life-changing diagnosis: leukemia.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Nursing, Lymphoma, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

1 hr ago | WDIO

Community Rallies for a Fundraiser to Fight Cancer

Northlanders rallied together on Friday at the Art Von Little League Tournament to raise money for Merissa Edwards' fight against Leukemia.

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Related Topix: Health

3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Celebrity chef remembered

Celebrity chef Ross Burden has been remembered for his good looks, charm and humour, by a host of the television programme that had a key role in Burden's rise to fame.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Health

4 hrs ago | Times Herald

Hometown hero needs your help

For more than two decades, Eric Trexler has been serving his community. From medical emergencies to raging fires and car crashes, the Port Huron Township fire department captain has been there.

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Related Topix: Port Huron, MI, Health, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Adam Sandler Calls 8-Year-Old With Leukemia After Blog Post

Adam Sandler brightened the night of an 8-year-old with leukemia after the boy, his family and a family friend made online pleas for the star to reach out to the sick fan.

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Related Topix: Jack and Jill, Grown Ups, Celebrities, Adam Sandler, Health, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | P&T Community

FDA Advisors Give - Thumbs Up' to Immune Therapy HyQvia

The FDA's Blood Products Advisory Committee has voted 15 to 1 that HyQvia , an investigational subcutaneous treatment for patients with primary immunodeficiency, has a favorable risk-benefit profile.

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Related Topix: Health

13 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Keller teen Malena Brown puts on her game face to fight leukemia

At her celebration last December, she got to meet superstar Justin Timberlake. She chatted with him, got her picture taken with him and he even sang Happy Birthday.

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Related Topix: Health, Keller, TX

16 hrs ago | BioSpace

Genmab A/S, GlaxoSmithKline's Ofatumumab Meets Primary Endpoint In Late-Stage Study

GlaxoSmithKline plc and Genmab A/S announced today that an Independent Data Monitoring Committee interim analysis of a Phase III study, PROLONG , reached the predefined significance level for efficacy , hypovolemia, renal insufficiency, elevated pre-treatment uric acid levels and elevated lactate dehydrogenase levels.

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Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

20 hrs ago | Freshnews

Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, Pharmacyclics, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Intelligencer

Run for a Reason

Ron Green said 1,775 people already are signed up to participate in today's and Saturday's Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Leukemia events.

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Related Topix: Health

Hispanic Business

GlycoMimetics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

The company currently expects the initiation of the Phase 3 clinical trial to occur in the second half of 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain, Pharmacology

WTOV9

Debbie Green Memorial 5k just days away

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. - The 17th annual Debbie Green 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia is this weekend in Wheeling, but the preparations have long been underway.

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Related Topix: Ohio County, WV, Health

WHO-TV Des Moines

Family Pays It Forward While Child Fights Cancer

It's been more than a year since one family got a life-changing diagnosis. While their daughter is still fighting the disease, the parents are helping others going through a similar journey.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

Medical News Today

'New drug target for leukemia identified'

A new drug target for treating leukemia has been identified as part of the largest ever genetic analysis of tumor growth in childhood blood cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Dallas Observer

Breast Cancer Rates Are Higher In Flower Mound, but Officials Have No Idea Why

A state study released yesterday found that from 2002 to 2011, the female breast cancer rate for Flower Mound residents was significantly higher than surrounding areas.Even better? Officials have no idea why.

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Related Topix: Flower Mound, TX, Health

The Daily Caller

Growing Number Of 9/11 Rescue Workers and Responders Reporting Cancer Cases

The number of cancer cases among rescue workers and responders to the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on Sept.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Health, Conservative Political News, US News

Hispanic Business

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Gilead's Zydelig ...

Zydelig is indicated in combination with rituximab for patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia for whom rituximab alone would be considered appropriate therapy and as monotherapy for patients with relapsed follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and small lymphocytic lymphoma who have received at least two prior systemic therapies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Lymphoma, Marketing, Medicine, Hematology

The Coastal Courier

Liberty educators stay busy over summer

LCHS early childhood education teacher Dr. Jana Shields holds the Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award that she received at the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Summer Leadership Conference and Career Expo.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Liberty County, GA, Hinesville, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Health

St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas County news and note for Aug. 1

Included is a medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control, heartworm tests, feline leukemia testing and microchipping.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Pinellas County, FL, Vaccinations, Health, Largo, FL

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