Myelodysplastic Syndrome News
Robin Roberts' emotional health journey to milestone 'birthday'
"Good Morning America" co-anchor, a breast cancer survivor, celebrates 5th 'birthday' of receiving a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS, a rare blood disorder.
Robin Roberts marks milestone 'birthday': 5 years since her bone marrow transplant
" Good Morning America ” co-anchor Robin Roberts is celebrating her fifth “birthday,” the anniversary of the day she received a lifesaving bone marrow transplant . "It's considered to be a rebirth," Roberts said on "GMA." "And I definitely felt that I was getting another chance at life." On this
Cancer Survivor Talks Treating the 'Whole' You on 'GMA'
Sheila Cox, a cancer survivor, discusses the importance of integrative medicine and holistic healing as part of standard cancer care with Robin Roberts.
Robin Roberts Celebrates 4th 'Birthday' of Bone Marrow Transplant
Roberts received a life-saving bone marrow transplant from her sister, Sally, to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, four years ago.
Robin Roberts Celebrates 4th ‘Birthday’ of Bone Marrow Transplant With Podcast Launch
" Good Morning America ” co-anchor Robin Roberts is celebrating her fourth “birthday,” as she likes to say. It’s been four years since Roberts received a life-saving bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS, a rare blood disorder . Throughout her difficult journey, Roberts
Teen Invites Cancer-Stricken Sister to His First High School Dance
A South Dakota teen made the experience of going to his first high school formal a family affair by inviting his younger sister, who is battling cancer. AJ Spader, 15, told his parents of his plan to invite his sister Rebekah, 10, as a way to make meaningful memories. "He came to us and said,
Boy Invites Sister With Cancer to Winter Formal
Rebekah Spader, 10, has myelodysplastic syndrome and is forgoing treatment after a failed bone marrow transplant.
Book Excerpt: 'Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour,' by Amy Robach
When " Good Morning America " news anchor Amy Robach underwent her first-ever mammogram in October 2013, live on "GMA" for breast cancer awareness month, she never imagined she'd hear the words: "You have breast cancer." Just weeks later, Robach, then 40-years-old, shared the news on-air that she
Boy Who Got Unapproved Drug Heads Home to Virginia
Josh Hardy , the boy whose parents successfully fought to get him an unapproved drug to save his life last March, is heading home to Virginia after spending months living in Tennessee to be near St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. “Glory to GOD!” his mother, Aimee Hardy, wrote on the Save Josh Facebook
Toddler Meets Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donor
When she was 18 months old, Maddie Weimer broke out in red spots all over her belly and back. “We weren’t really worried,” said Maddie’s mom, Stacey Weimer, a 29-year-old bank teller supervisor who lives in Phoenix. “She had never been sick and had no sign of illness.” Still, Weimer took Maddie to