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.
The Valerie Fund’s help has inspired families and a whole town to come out and rally for the cause of fighting cancer and blood disorders, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.
For teenagers with leukemia, there is hope, and it comes from the Valerie Fund, as WCBS 880’s John Metaxas found out.
For young people with serious illnesses, the Valerie Fund is a becon of hope, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.
She wore white on her wedding day, only to end up in an orange jump suit, charged with fraud. But on Wednesday the bride who lied about having terminal cancer was released from jail and hoping to start her life over.
“By pretending to have a terminal illness, Vega inexcusably took advantage of the community’s hearts and minds, and profited off of their generosity,” said Attorney General Schneiderman.
The country star asked a fan, Kevin McGuire of Somerdale, N.J., to the awards show. McGuire is 18 and has leukemia. His sister had started a campaign on Facebook to get Swift to go with him to his prom.
When a Long Island contractor heard about the story of a cancer patient, he had to help.
A 5-year-old New Jersey girl with leukemia has received a bone marrow transplant from her older Salvadoran sister whose initial attempt to come to the United States was blocked.
Dianos Guerrero Baez is battling leukemia and the best matches for a bone marrow transplant were killed in the crash of American Airlines flight 587.
“My mother’s death and my two little sisters’ deaths, I would rather get cancer over again,” said Dionis Guerrero Baez.
Mya returned from a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, where she was successfully treated for leukemia.
An Elizabeth, N.J. girl is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Her sister Giselles is the only available donor, she has been denied a travel visa to the United States.
A 200-kilometer mega-marathon relay race fundraiser starting in Brooklyn and ending in the Catskills kicks off this week.
They’ve only done it in three patients so far, but the results were striking: Two appear cancer-free up to a year after treatment, and the third patient is improved but still has some cancer.