A New York woman battling leukemia was especially grateful this Thanksgiving, as she credited the kindness of a total stranger with helping save her life.
Both men said they wanted the public to know the benefits of donating bone marrow, and so they brought their message to the Walk for Life event at Saddle River County Park.
Eskandarian has accomplished a lot in soccer. But his effort in the fight against cancer makes him a true winner. Please join him and his team in their efforts to “Give Cancer The Red Card.”
A study released on Wednesday, found that modified T-cells achieved complete remission in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated.
A donation jar for cancer research was stolen from the counter of a 7-Eleven in Lindenhurst, Long Island.
In all, six kids who live in the small town of Highland in Ulster County have been diagnosed with childhood cancers in the past 20 months.
Pelham Bay landfill was eventually designated a federal Superfund site. Twelve children who lived nearby developed cancer — three of whom died.
Among the Valerie Fund’s programs is Camp Happy Times, a summer camp for current and former patients to get away and spend time with other survivors. 23-year-old cancer survivor Lashikeerah Walker spoke with Metaxas about the camp.
At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.
A 16-year-old is celebrating her stunning recovery from cancer, chemotherapy, two strokes and that’s not all.
At just 15-years-old, Lisette Watters of South Ozone Park has already spent more than a decade helping in the battle against leukemia.
The Night of Laughter annual fundraiser will be held on April 12 at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho. All of the money raised will benefit the charity.
The New Year is off to an encouraging start for one Freeport, Long Island, family devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
It’s been a very difficult year for the Heckman family on Long Island and, because of Sandy, things are even worse.
For children with cancer and blood disorders, living a normal life is a challenge, but it’s one eased by the people at the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.