Leukemia

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Co-Founder, Bassist For Rock Band Yes Dies At 67

Chris Squire announced last month that he had acute erythroid leukemia, a rare form of acute myeloid leukemia.

06/28/2015

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Critical Blood Shortage Hits Children’s Hospital Especially Hard

The shortage happens every summer. People who normally donate go on vacation.

07/24/2014

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9-Month-Old Leukemia Patient Denied Bone Marrow Transplant

A Los Alamitos family is fighting obstacles from their medical insurer as they search for a bone marrow transplant for their 9-month-old son.

06/20/2014

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Mom Pays Respects To Fallen LAPD Officer Featured In Birthday Video For Her Son Battling Leukemia

A Rhode Island mother Thursday paid her respects to fallen Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, who was featured in a special birthday video for her son battling leukemia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

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LAPD Creates Special YouTube Birthday Message For Rhode Island Boy Battling Leukemia

The Los Angeles Police Department created a heartfelt YouTube birthday message for a Rhode Island boy battling leukemia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

Criminals beware! Alan Nguyen is on the case. (credit: CBS)

6-Year-Old Battling Leukemia Gets To Be Police Officer For A Day

Alan Nguyen, a Bellflower boy, didn’t just sit behind a desk or go on a donut run.

02/22/2014

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Pug Puppy Stolen From Girl With Leukemia Recovered From Hollywood Home

A girl undergoing experimental treatment for her leukemia will get the pug puppy she wanted for Christmas, thanks to the persistence of a Riverside woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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Parents Of Girl Battling Leukemia Turn Hospital Trips Into Adventures

The parents of a girl, who has been diagnosed with Leukemia, have gone to great lengths in order to lift her spirits.

11/04/2013

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Prominent Entertainment Lawyer Irwin Russell Dies At 87

A family representative says prominent entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included such industry heavyweights as Michael Eisner, Jim Henson and David Wolper, has died at age 87.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

Ryan Compton and friend bravely took on the fight against leukemia. (credit: CBS)

‘ThinkCure!’ Gave Boy Fighting Leukemia A New Lease On Life

Ryan Compton loves riding his scooter around the fountain of City of Hope.

08/08/2013

Reef Carneson left South Africa to come to Children's Hospital in Los Angeles to fight a rare disease. (credit: savebabyreef.com)

4-Year-Old From South Africa Comes To LA To Beat Rare Disease

Reef Carneson’s parents were told it would be “kinder to put him on a morphine drip” and let him die.

05/09/2013

Actress Deborah Raffin attends a celebration of the Breeders Cup in 2003. (credit: Chris Hatcher/Getty Images Entertainment)

Actress Deborah Raffin Dies At 59

Deborah Raffin, an actress also who ran a successful audiobook company with the help of her celebrity friends, has died. She was 59.

11/23/2012

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Sheriff’s Deputy, Father Of 3, In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

A Menifee man who has confronted challenges as both a marine and law enforcement officer is now facing the biggest battle of his life.

CBS Los Angeles–11/13/2012

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El Monte Girl, 19, Desperately Needs Bone Marrow Transplant

A 19-year-old El Monte girl has leukemia.

06/29/2012

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‘Twist It Up’ With New Recipes From 11-Year-Old Chef Jack Witherspoon

Fresh off the premiere of “Mirror Mirror,” 11-year-old chef Jack Witherspoon stopped by the KCAL9 studios to share some of his latest recipes!

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2012

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