Multiple Myeloma News
Robin Roberts' impact on the bone marrow transplant community
Donors and recipients of bone marrow discuss the legacy that the "GMA" anchor has had on their lives, as she has openly discussed her health battle.
Robin Roberts marks milestone 'birthday': 5 years since her bone marrow transplant
Plus, Dr. Richard Besser discusses the new medical advancements that have been made over the past five years, which may offer hope to those who need a marrow transplant.
Chad Bettis throws 7 scoreless innings in return from cancer treatment
Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0. Bettis scattered six hits, walked none and struck out two. He hadn't pitched in the majors
Don Baylor: The toughest -- and gentlest -- of baseball's giants
How is it that one person can be known both for being as intimidating a player to ever wear a major-league uniform and yet also be known for being one of the game's all-time gentle giants? Both descriptions fit Don Baylor perfectly, seamlessly, throughout his 19-year playing career and beyond. For
Don Baylor, who won MVP with Angels and World Series with Twins, dies at 68
Don Baylor, the 1979 American League MVP, died Monday of cancer. He was 68. "Don passed from this earth with the same fierce dignity with which he played the game and lived his life," his wife, Rebecca, said in a statement. Baylor played for the Orioles, Athletics, Angels, Yankees, Red Sox and
'Supergirl' toddler marks end of chemo by ringing bell during special send-off from hospital
One little girl got a superhero send-off after finishing her last chemotherapy treatment at John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Wednesday. Emilie Meza, 1, donned a Supergirl costume and held her father's hand as she walked down the hospital’s hallway to cheers and
Atlanta high school student goes from homeless to valedictorian
For one Atlanta teen, the path to being chosen as high school valedictorian did not come easily. Rebecca Schmitt and her mother Sandra were evicted from their 4,000-square-foot Port St. Lucie, Florida, home in October 2014. Five years earlier, Sandra Schmitt was diagnosed with multiple myeloma . In
Strangers Give Bride Early Wedding So Dad With Cancer Can Walk Her Down the Aisle
Thanks to the help and generosity of strangers, a New York father with cancer was able to walk his daughter down the aisle. Alyssa Kamm, 28, a Rochester resident, moved up her wedding after learning that her dad Karl Jones was diagnosed with the disease just three weeks ago. "It was more than I
Son: former Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre, battling cancer, 'doing a lot better'
Former New York Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre's health has improved, and he is "looking forward to getting out of the hospital," according to his son, Todd, in a Facebook post Saturday. A day before, Todd Stottlemyre posted that his father was "fighting for his life." Mel Stottlemyre announced in
Son says former Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre 'fighting for his life'
Former New York Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre is in the hospital ?"fighting for his life," according to his son Todd in a Facebook post ?Friday.? Mel Stottlemyre announced in 2000 that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma . Stottlemyre, 75, was a three-time 20 game winner for the Yankees