Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Howard Beach event raises more than $100K for cancer research, services
Howard Beach event raises more than $100K for cancer research, services
South Terence M. Cullen 6/12/2013 at 4:35PM

All those who knew Loren Licausi describe her as strong, independent and caring. One of her best friends, Lauren Lafemina, said her character left a noticeable mark on people. Licausi passed away in February from acute myeloid leukemia — a form of cancer that starts with bone marrow — which she was diagnosed with only [...]

Sister’s bone marrow saves sibling, now they raise hope for a cure
Sister’s bone marrow saves sibling, now they raise hope for a cure
News Alexa Altman 9/19/2012 at 12:57PM

Ringlet curls, bright smiles and a love of the stage bond sisters Caroline and Lisette Watters. So do the pinhole-sized scars on Lisette’s back. At age four, Lisette donated a life-saving portion of her bone marrow to her sister, Caroline, who at just two years old, was diagnosed with cancer. Now 10 years in remission, [...]