Leukemia

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Etta James Condition Better, Taken Off Respirator

Etta James’ manager says the terminally ill blues singer is breathing on her own after being taken off a respirator.

12/30/2011

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Etta James Hospitalized For Breathing Trouble

Etta James’ longtime manager says the terminally ill blues singer has been hospitalized after experiencing difficulty breathing.

12/23/2011

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Doctor Says Etta James Is Losing Leukemia Battle

R&B singer Etta James’ losing battle with leukemia and other ailments appears to be nearing an end, according to an in-home physician caring for the artist, whose $1 million estate is at the center of a legal battle between family members.

12/16/2011

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Sends Leukemia Survivor To All-Star Game

For six young baseball fans, Tuesday’s All-Star game will be particularly thrilling.

07/12/2011

Jean Weber (courtesy Weber family)

TSA Forces Leukemia Patient, 95, To Remove Soiled Diaper For Airport Patdown

The daughter of a 95-year-old leukemia patient said she was “emotionally distraught” after airport security officers forced her mother to remove her soiled adult diaper during a pat-down.

06/27/2011

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ThinkCure!: Research, New Treatments Give Hope To Girl Battling Cancer

After just a week in the hospital, 5-year-old Ruby Spencer is very familiar with tubes and swabs, but she would rather play with them on a doll than have it done to her.

06/23/2011

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Dying Arleta Boy, 14, Gets His Wish To Meet His Favorite People

When he was 15-months-old, Kyle Rodas was diagnosed with leukemia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

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Famed Singer Etta James Hospitalized In Southern California

Singer Etta James, who suffers from leukemia and dementia, has been hospitalized, it was reported Friday.

05/13/2011

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Husband Seeks Control Of Ailing Etta James’ Money

Ailing “At Last” R&B singer Etta James is gravely ill and her husband of 41 years is seeking a California court order to control more than $1 million of her money.

01/13/2011

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Have Researchers Discovered A Leukemia Gene?

Researchers at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Monday announced identification of a mutated gene which plays a role in the development of B-precursor leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2010

Andrew McMahon is a talented musician. But at the moment, he is getting noticed for work on a video chronicling his fight with leukemia.

Musician Documents His Own Battle With Leukemia

In the new film “Dear Jack”, musician Andrew McMahon documents his personal battle with leukemia. As Lisa Sigell tells it, “it’s a story of courage, inspiration, and the power of love… family, friends and music.”

03/04/2010

Allison Zicree battled a rare form of leukemia.

Parents Hope Girl’s Death Sparks Marrow Donations

Allison Zicree was a healthy baby girl who just celebrated her first birthday. Days later, her parents’ world would be turned upside down. Allison was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. She fought hard and went through aggressive chemotherapy, but it wasn’t enough.

02/26/2010

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