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Monday, December 11, 2017 12:51:45 AM

Vemurafenib Effective in BRAF-mutated Erdheim-Chester Disease and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Vemurafenib Effective in BRAF-mutated Erdheim-Chester Disease and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Although patients with ECD and LCH frequently have BRAFV600 mutations and respond to BRAFV600 inhibitor therapy, there was previously a lack of data describing long-term efficacy and safety. Vemurafenib confers a durable and clinically beneficial ...


Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:39:52 PM

DPS SWAT team helps make boy's wish come true - KVOA Tucson News

KVOA Tucson News

DPS SWAT team helps make boy's wish come true
KVOA Tucson News
Seven-year-old Raiden Aguilera's wish was to be a member of a SWAT team. On Thursday, Make-A-Wish made it happen with the help of the DPS SWAT team. Raiden was outfitted with a SWAT uniform complete with a vest, helmet and even a fake gun. The mission ...


Friday, December 08, 2017 10:58:00 PM

Boy's wish of becoming a SWAT team member is granted - FOX 10 News Phoenix

Boy's wish of becoming a SWAT team member is granted
FOX 10 News Phoenix
A wish has come true for a young Valley boy on Thursday, as seven-year-old Raiden Aguilera got a chance to be a member of a SWAT Team, rounding up bad guys, side by side, with fellow officers. Raiden is battling a rare form of cancer called Langerhans ...


Thursday, December 07, 2017 9:32:15 PM

Arizona DPS SWAT fulfills wish of 7-year-old cancer patient - KTAR.com

KTAR.com

Arizona DPS SWAT fulfills wish of 7-year-old cancer patient
KTAR.com
DPS worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona to fulfill the wish of Raiden, who suffers from Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare form of cancer that targets the LCH cells used to fight off infections. After he was sworn in, Raiden and ...


Friday, December 08, 2017 6:50:21 AM

Children fighting cancer get early Christmas presents at hospital - MLive.com

MLive.com

Children fighting cancer get early Christmas presents at hospital
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Lilly Loding, 5, searched through the bin of toys for a second, then she went straight for the stuffed bear with the jewel on its tummy and bow in its hair. Lilly has a rare blood disease called Langerhans cell histiocytosis. She was ...


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:43:00 AM

Four-year-old cancer survivor steals whoopee cushion from Evgeny Kuznetsov, wreaks havoc on Capitals players - Russian Machine Never Breaks (blog)

Russian Machine Never Breaks (blog)

Four-year-old cancer survivor steals whoopee cushion from Evgeny Kuznetsov, wreaks havoc on Capitals players
Russian Machine Never Breaks (blog)
When four-year-old Brock Ludwigson entered the room, Kuznetsov's plan went awry. For context, the tiny Caps fan, who was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis at the age of one, spent much of his early life battling 17 tumors that had grown ...


Monday, November 27, 2017 10:38:00 PM

Unlikely lobbyists: Parents of kids with rare diseases fight against tax bill - Today.com

Today.com

Unlikely lobbyists: Parents of kids with rare diseases fight against tax bill
Today.com
Jonathan' has spent most of his life battling a rare cancer called Langerhans cell histiocytosis after being diagnosed at 3 months old. “He had extensive, painful lesions and tumors on his skin and his bones. It was also in his liver and spleen ...


Monday, November 13, 2017 6:39:19 PM

Girl, five, killed by lift installed in family home in Weymouth for her disabled brother - The Sun

The Sun

Girl, five, killed by lift installed in family home in Weymouth for her disabled brother
The Sun
It had been fitted for Alexys' wheelchair-bound brother Jack, then aged 11, who suffers from rare neuro-degenerative disease Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The tragic five-year-old had been going down in the lift to the first floor when she became ...


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:29:41 PM

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Invests $46M in Research Funding Worldwide - Lymphoma News Today

Lymphoma News Today

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Invests $46M in Research Funding Worldwide
Lymphoma News Today
As part of its comprehensive research investment program, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently committed $46 million to fund the most innovative science looking for cures for blood cancers at leading medical institutions worldwide, with a ...


Thursday, November 30, 2017 3:13:56 PM

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