Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

A mission born from a cause
A mission born from a cause
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 1:06PM

Fifteen-year-old Carly Rose Nieves is turning ordinary people into heroes, one pint of blood at a time. For the second year in a row, the Middle Village teen — and her team of family members and friends — organized a blood drive and bone marrow registry at Christ the King (CTK) Regional High School. The [...]

Help give the gift of life
Help give the gift of life
News Melissa Chan 12/07/2011 at 11:38AM

Carly Rose Nieves will be turning 16 in January, but in lieu of a lavish Super Sweet 16 party most girls her age plan for years, she is putting all her efforts into saving lives. The Middle Village teen has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) — a cancer of the white blood cells that [...]