bone marrow

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, [...]

Help Save Colin
Help Save Colin
News Alexa Altman 2/07/2012 at 1:38PM

While most families celebrated Christmas by exchanging gifts, Kevin and Jennifer Flood spent their holiday surrounded by doctors and discovering that their six-year-old son Colin has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). Colin, described as an athletic and outgoing kid, experienced fevers, night sweats, aches and pains — symptoms his parents assumed were signs of the seasonal [...]

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 [...]