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Raising awareness in Izzy's memory - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard

Raising awareness in Izzy's memory
Maldon and Burnham Standard
CAKES were given to bank customers in memory of a little girl who lost her life to a rare illness. Isobel Parmenter, of Colchester, was 22 months old when she died of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, an incredibly rare illness, likened to cancer. Her ...


Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:05:06 AM

10-Year-Old With Cancer Shaves Head to Help Others - 9&10 News

10-Year-Old With Cancer Shaves Head to Help Others
9&10 News
"My hair was going to fall out as it is, and I didn't want that to happen, so by shaving it, it wouldn't fall out. Before I got up, I felt like I'm really scared but when I got down, I felt like that was no big deal," says Aiden who is battling ...


Sunday, March 01, 2015 10:18:42 PM

Sydney Martin to Receive District 39 Educational Foundation's 2015 ... - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Sydney Martin to Receive District 39 Educational Foundation's 2015 ...
Chicago Tribune
She was just 10 years old when she was diagnosed with Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare blood disease. To show their support when she started her difficult weekly treatments, family and friends wore necklaces that Sydney had made from rocks ...


Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:50:20 PM

Why mothers of sick kids want you to vaccinate - DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.com

Why mothers of sick kids want you to vaccinate
DesMoinesRegister.com
What about saving valuable resources, resources that are currently expended treating avoidable diseases but could be focused instead on curing and treating the rare stuff — like Multiple System Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis with Risk Organ Involvement?


Monday, February 16, 2015 12:59:35 AM

Childhood Cancer: Collin's Epic Journey - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Childhood Cancer: Collin's Epic Journey
Huffington Post
Collin was immediately sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, where he was diagnosed by Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo as having Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare catastrophic illness that is cancer-like. His doctor noted ...


Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:13:01 PM

Their own private Thon: Family will miss weekend festivities due to chickenpox ... - Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times

Their own private Thon: Family will miss weekend festivities due to chickenpox ...
Centre Daily Times
Paula is one of just a handful of children in the whole country who live with multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It's a long name for a disease that has few answers. Doctors debate whether it is a cancer or an immune dysfunction, what causes it ...


Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:04:16 PM

How to Spot Cancer In Your Pets - One Green Planet

How to Spot Cancer In Your Pets
One Green Planet
Some cancers to read up on are hemangiosarcoma, lymphoma, malignant histiocytosis, mammary cancer, melanoma, osteosarcoma, prostate cancer, and transitional cell carcinoma. As a responsible pet guardian, you should be regularly checking your fur ...


Monday, February 09, 2015 7:35:18 AM

Baby George's fight against illness that baffled doctors for eight months - Stoke Sentinel

Stoke Sentinel

Baby George's fight against illness that baffled doctors for eight months
Stoke Sentinel
Little George Hewitt needs regular bouts of chemotherapy after being struck down with the cancer-like condition Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. Doctors had initially believed the 10-month-old had severe eczema and cradle cap. But when the tot developed ...


Friday, February 20, 2015 2:37:18 PM

Baylor, Texas Children's Cancer Center research helps determine molecular ... - Baylor College of Medicine News

Baylor, Texas Children's Cancer Center research helps determine molecular ...
Baylor College of Medicine News
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Cancer Center have helped to piece together the puzzle that is Langerhans cell histiocytosis, or LCH, reporting the results of a study to characterize the types of genetic mutations that ...


Friday, September 12, 2014 12:20:31 PM

NHRA: Not all of Ron Capps' pitches are commercials, some heart-felt - Long Beach Press Telegram

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NHRA: Not all of Ron Capps' pitches are commercials, some heart-felt
Long Beach Press Telegram
Another exam at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego determined it was Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), which is a rare disorder of dendritic cells. Young Capps underwent experimental treatments. “We just kind of dealt with that every couple of ...
2015 NHRA: Ron Capps NHRA Winternationals Event Preview


Thursday, February 05, 2015 2:13:02 AM

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