Posts Tagged ‘Leukemia and Lymphoma Cancer Support’

The Bone Marrow Registry and Why Diversity Matters

With every passing 120 seconds a person in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Many people look to the National Bone Marrow Registry when in need of a transplant, but many people are looking at this list and seeing a huge problem.   Minorities are greatly underrepresented on the bone marrow registry. 67%…

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‘Batkid’ movie coming out this June

Looking for something that will lift your spirits this summer?  On June 26th, Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World will premiere in theaters.   The documentary tells the true story of Miles Scott, a childhood cancer survivor from Tulelake, California who became a superhero for a day as thousands of volunteers helped transform San Francisco into Gotham City. At eighteen months old, Miles…

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Words of Hope – My Son is Born

May 20th, 2013: Today my youngest son, Joseph, turns 5.  A tradition is to measure the kids in the door jam on their birthdate.  Joey is less than a 1/4 inch shorter than Ian was at 5 years.  Aside from being polar opposites, they were the same height at 5 years old. I was diagnosed with Leukemia on May…

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