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Prognosis for Langerhans cell histiocytosis depends on its extent - Lewiston Sun Journal

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Prognosis for Langerhans cell histiocytosis depends on its extent
Lewiston Sun Journal
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a friend who is the primary caregiver to her son, diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. I am unfamiliar with this condition and would like to better understand the challenges and prognosis. Can you help? -- O.C. ...
Prognosis for rare disease depends on its extent


Friday, June 24, 2016 12:03:14 AM

5 Year Old Rio Mahaffey Needs Some Help - Cullman Today

Cullman Today

5 Year Old Rio Mahaffey Needs Some Help
Cullman Today
“Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is the most common of the histiocytic disorders and occurs when the body accumulates too many immature Langerhans cells, a subset of the larger family of cells known as histiocytes. Langerhans cells are a type of ...


Friday, June 24, 2016 3:27:27 AM

Investors Foundation committed to communities and people it serves - NJ.com

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Investors Foundation committed to communities and people it serves
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Investors Bank Histiocytosis.jpg Investors Bank recently presented two checks totaling $6,000 to The Histiocytosis Association. Presenting the checks to The Histiocytosis Association President and CEO Jeff Toughill (standing, far right) and ...


Monday, June 20, 2016 12:35:28 PM

Team Will inspires youth on ride across America - Press Tribune Newspaper

Press Tribune Newspaper

Team Will inspires youth on ride across America
Press Tribune Newspaper
“I was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) when I was ten, which was a tumor growing in my skull,” Team Will rider Madeline Widman acknowledged. “So I know how it feels.” Widman overcame her illness to become a junior rider for the group ...


Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:21:19 PM

Dr. Roach: Prognosis for rare disease depends on its extent - LubbockOnline.com

Dr. Roach: Prognosis for rare disease depends on its extent
LubbockOnline.com
Dear Dr. Roach: I have a friend who is the primary caregiver to her son, diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. I am unfamiliar with this condition and would like to better understand the challenges and prognosis. Can you help? — O.C.. Answer: ...


Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:19:02 AM

Finding Common Ground Around Rare Diseases - North Carolina Health News

North Carolina Health News

Finding Common Ground Around Rare Diseases
North Carolina Health News
The disease is called histiocytosis. “Doctors come in and tell you the game plan and that you need to make decisions,” Leisa Greathouse said. “So we're advocating for him the whole way. For us it was about quality of life versus quantity.” She recalls ...


Wednesday, June 08, 2016 5:28:58 AM

Mom Turns Spiderman to Raise Money for 5-yr-old Son's Treatment - shanghaidaily

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Mom Turns Spiderman to Raise Money for 5-yr-old Son's Treatment
shanghaidaily
As it turned out, in the costume of Spiderman was a 29-year-old mother surnamed He who strived to raise money for her 5-year-old son, Xiaowei, who was diagnosed last June suffering from reactive histiocytosis. Many passer-bys were moved to know this ...


Friday, June 17, 2016 10:33:35 PM

Drugmakers Increasingly Using Basket Trials to Gain Precision Medicine Insights, ASCO Studies Show - GenomeWeb

Drugmakers Increasingly Using Basket Trials to Gain Precision Medicine Insights, ASCO Studies Show
GenomeWeb
Researchers wouldn't have discovered that patients with Langerhans cell histiocytosis — a rare disease where a type of white blood cell builds up in the body and forms tumors — respond well to Zelboraf if they hadn't systematically tested the drug ...


Monday, June 06, 2016 10:53:19 AM

Law enforcement officials honor 'Miracle on Market Street' family - PhillyVoice.com

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Law enforcement officials honor 'Miracle on Market Street' family
PhillyVoice.com
What the pontiff didn't know at the time was that little Gianna was suffering from a very rare form of histiocytosis. A potentially fatal tumor was growing on her brain stem. After that kiss, however, the Masciantonio family has seen the tumor on ...
US Infant with rare brain tumor kissed by Pope 'miraculously' recovers


Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:47:08 PM

One small step for a Bagenalstown school, one giant leap for their principal! - KCLR96FM.com

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One small step for a Bagenalstown school, one giant leap for their principal!
KCLR96FM.com
Shauntelle Tynan is currently being treated for histiocytosis and says a page going under the name Tamires Dias but using her information has now gained over 600,000 likes. They even put up a post yesterday saying it was their last day of chemo and ...


Thursday, June 02, 2016 4:39:47 AM

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