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E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, died Saturday in Seattle of heart disease. He was 92. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,...
Jack Turner, left, and Jim Boyer, far right, are shown presenting donations of $500 each from the Johnstown Street Survivors Car Club to area non-profit groups. Receiving donations are: Jennifer Rovan of the Cambria County Humane Society; Rick Burgess...
Tags: American Legion, Leukemia, Human Interest
She's climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Fuji, but nothing, Payge McMahon says, prepared her for the grueling seven-day, 167-mile Grand to Grand Ultra through the Grand Canyon and Zion National Park last month. "It was the hardest adventure I've every...
Matt Long is 46 now, a few years older than when he triumphantly ran the New York City Marathon in 2008, finishing in 7 hours, 21 minutes. And he's a few years older than he was after finishing his triumphant 2009 Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon in 16...
Daily American CorrespondentThe Johnstown Street Survivors Car Club, a nonprofit organization has donated $2,000 to various organizations throughout the area. Rick Burgess, who accepted a check on behalf of the Windber American Legion Post 137 Handicapped Accessible Project,...
Tags: Super Bowl, American Legion, Leukemia, Human Interest
Geoff Ammer, a veteran Hollywood marketing executive whose three-decade career spanned multiple studios, died Sunday morning of a heart attack. He was 62. Ammer collapsed at his home in Brentwood and was rushed to St. John's Health Center in Santa...
Trina Lyne Pike Bernard, 44, of Simpsonville, S.C., wife of Larry Bernard Jr., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Born March 17, 1968, in Hagerstown, Md., Mrs. Bernard was the daughter of Ralph Pike and Jean Rohrer Pike. She was a 1986 graduate of Heritage...
Sun SentinelI thought it would not return, but that was wishful thinking. I had breast cancer in 1995 and had a lumpectomy and radiation. In 2010, after a routine mammogram, it was back. After the discovery, I decided to have a bilateral mastectomy and immediate...
Staff WriterFor the past two years, Pablo Acosta has felt as if his life was on pause. He saw his friends steadily move forward with their lives and simply asked, “Why me?” Five months after his 18th birthday, Pablo was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in...
Tags: Health Treatments, Chemotherapy, Cancer
Two local apparel companies are donating 100 percent of their proceeds to fight Luekemia and Lymphomia and to help fans show their support for Coach Chuck Pagano and the Colts. Employees of Main Gate, the official retailer of the Indianapolis Colts, were...
Tags: Chuck Pagano, Leukemia, Prostate Cancer, Human Interest, Cancer
Colts Nation is rallying around Head Coach Chuck Pagano after word of his diagnosis spread Monday. Local T-shirt company Hayes & Taylor created a "Get Well Coach" t-shirt with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. "We'...
Tags: Brian Kelly, Chuck Pagano, Leukemia
MALDEN, Mass. — Harold Brenner, 90, of Medford, Mass., entered eternal rest peacefully on Nov. 11, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Brenner was a World War II Navy veteran who enlisted on Dec. 8, 1941, and served as Chief Electricians...
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