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Monday, March 19, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘leukemia’

Lily Gray is the youngest honorary race starter for the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

At age 3, Lily Gray is the youngest person ever to be the honorary race starter for the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. It’s also her second time at the event, which begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 10 at Grand Canyon University. Last year, Lily was several months into intense treatment for acute […]

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Be the match and save a life

If a close relative is not a match, patients can face a needle-in-a-haystack search for a donor. Many die unless they get a bone marrow or cord blood transplant from a matching donor.

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Listen for cancer…

As one of her own children undergoes treatment for cancer, Lynn Trimble shares news of a free “Choral Concert for Cancer Cure” taking place Monday night to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Becoming a bone marrow donor

  On a warm Saturday morning more than 10 years ago, my husband and I drove across town on a mission: We had decided to become part of the National Marrow Donor Program. At the time, the process required providing (sizeable, if memory serves) samples of blood. Not an easy prospect for the squeamish or […]

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