Childhood Leukemia News
Police Help Girl Battling Leukemia After Comfort Bag Stolen
After a 7-year-old battling childhood leukemia's overnight bag was stolen out of their car, the police in Lakewood, Colorado, rallied to help her.
Longtime Turner broadcaster Craig Sager dies at age 65
Longtime Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager has died at the age of 65, the network confirmed in a statement. "Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to all of us," Turner president David Levy said in a statement.
Girl With Leukemia Who 'Married' Her Nurse Now Gets First Dance
A 4-year-old girl who battled leukemia got to enjoy a very special night for her own "wedding reception." Abby Sayles, 4, is battling childhood leukemia. This summer, as Abby underwent treatment, she asked her favorite nurse Matt Hickling to "marry her." That informal ceremony helped raise Abby's
Man Who Gives Back Gets Magical Surprise With David Copperfield
Chad Juros, 27, who survived childhood leukemia at age 3, started the "Spread the Magic Foundation" to bring magic to children with cancer in hospitals nationwide.
Infant Twins Share Heartbreaking Cancer Diagnosis
After nine months in the womb together, a set of 3-month-old twin girls, Kenedi and Kendal, are now sharing something else -- the same heartbreaking cancer diagnosis. "It's devastating having one child diagnosed with cancer, but having two, it's just a lot more work," the girls' mom Abby Breyfogle
Kids Battling Cancer Describe Their 'Happy Places'
For most of us, going to our "happy place" is just a catchphrase. But for kids battling cancer, a "happy place" is so much more. "It’s a coping mechanism that can release endorphins and assist with pain management," said the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in the description of their latest
5-Year-Old's Selfless Donation May Have Saved Twin Brother With Cancer
A 5-year-old girl became a hero to her family after she helped her twin brother fight his aggressive form of leukemia by selflessly donating her stem cells to him. "What Charlie did for her brother and my wife and I was nothing short of amazing," dad Brian Godish of Elgin, Illinois, told ABC News
Girl With High-Risk Leukemia Saved With Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord Donation
A Washington girl is celebrating being cancer -free after she was diagnosed with high-risk leukemia at just 9 years old. When doctors failed to find a traditional bone marrow or stem cell donor for transplant, they turned to stem cells taken from donated umbilical cords to try and save her life.
Joe Gibbs: Son J.D. is 'my hero'
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Joe Gibbs called son J.D. his "hero" as the 46-year-old begins treatment for brain issues that impact his speech and processing functions. The serious health issue is not the first for the Gibbs family. J.D.'s son Taylor was diagnosed with childhood leukemia at age 2 in 2007