leukemia

Living With It

Colleges Need to Do More to Support Students With Cancer

A pamphlet is not going to cut it.
Shelby Hartman
11.30.17
big pharma

Maryland Has a Plan to Fight Soaring Drug Prices

It could provide a cut-and-paste model for the rest of the country to follow.
Jason Silverstein
10.6.17
How Not to Die

The Life-Saving Treatment That’s Being Thrown In The Trash

Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure more than 80 conditions.
Bryn Nelson
3.28.17
Daily Buzzkill

Study Links Cancer to Living Within a Mile of Oil Wells

More than 15 million Americans now reside that close to such developments.
Jesse Hicks
2.15.17
Health

Colombia's Battle With a Cancer Drug Company Could Set a Global Precedent for Generic Meds

Colombia has issued an ultimatum to Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to lower the price of leukemia medication imatinib by the end of the month, or lose its monopoly of the Colombian market.
Alan Hernandez
5.19.16
Science

Stem Cells are Dangerously Overhyped, Warn Researchers

Sometimes a story is too good to be true.
Kate Lunau
5.12.16
craig sager

Craig Sager No Longer in Remission; Doctors Give him 3-6 Months to Live

Craig Sager is no longer in remission and doctors have given him up to six months to live.
Sean Newell
3.22.16
Culture

Coping With Leukemia at Age Three, and Helping Others Understand Cancer

When Alexis Hwa was diagnosed with leukemia, her parents didn't know how to explain what was happening to her. That's the reality for many children who are battling a disease before they can even speak.
Lindsay Schrupp
11.5.15
asia & pacific

A Fukushima Worker Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer Linked to the Disaster

The construction worker was involved in clean up efforts at the contaminated nuclear facility from 2012 to 2013 and was exposed to radiation well below the allowable limit for workers.
Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn
10.20.15
Stuff

The Cast of 'Gilmore Girls' Made Me Feel Normal After My Leukemia

I had survived a rare and aggressive form of cancer, but on the 'Gilmore Girls' set, I felt like a normal girl again.
Harriet Alida Lye
10.16.15
Stuff

What Posing Nude Taught Me About Mortality

That it took me until I turned 27 to recognize my own mortality is ironic, considering that I was diagnosed with a never-before-seen combination of two strains of leukemia when I was 15.
Harriet Alida Lye
2.21.15
News

A Canadian First Nations Girl Who Chose Traditional Medicine over Chemo Has Just Died

Makayla Sault, an 11-year-old Ojibwe girl with leukemia, chose indigenous medicine rather than chemotherapy.
Nick Rose
1.21.15
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