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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:18:19 PM

Rugby father to take on Kilimanjaro to support son - Rugby Advertiser

Rugby Advertiser

Rugby father to take on Kilimanjaro to support son
Rugby Advertiser
Carl Lopeman, of Bilton Road, will climb Africa's highest mountain at some time next year to raise money for Histio UK – a charity which funds research into Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Mr Lopeman's son, Albie, was diagnosed with Langerhans cell ...


Friday, November 10, 2017 8:26:29 AM

Local college and Columbus police surprise boy with huge birthday party - 10TV

10TV

Local college and Columbus police surprise boy with huge birthday party
10TV
Kevin is special to Daymar College because he was diagnosed with histiocytosis as a toddler. The disease is a group of syndromes that affect the white blood cells. Kevin has beaten the syndrome twice. "I thought, 'You know what, we're going to grant ...


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:55:46 PM

Miracle girl Gianna is 3 and chemo-free - Philly.com

Philly.com

Miracle girl Gianna is 3 and chemo-free
Philly.com
“It ended up being a very rare form of histiocytosis, a blood disease where Gianna's blood cells were attacking her most vital organ, her brain stem,” Masciantonio said. She said Kenneth McClain, director of the histiocytosis program at Texas Children ...


Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:01:00 PM

FDA Grants Approval to Zelboraf for Certain Patients with Rare Blood Disease - Rare Disease Report

Rare Disease Report

FDA Grants Approval to Zelboraf for Certain Patients with Rare Blood Disease
Rare Disease Report
ECD is characterized by the absence of Langerhans cells, or antigen-presenting immune cells of the skin and mucosa, and the abnormal multiplication of white blood cells known as histiocytes, making the condition a rare non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
FDA Approves Zelboraf for Erdheim-Chester Disease


Monday, November 06, 2017 2:02:14 PM

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) Funds $46 Million in New Research to Find Cures - Markets Insider

Markets Insider

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) Funds $46 Million in New Research to Find Cures
Markets Insider
... of melanoma, works by targeting a mutation of the BRAF gene, which also occurs across several other cancers, including hairy cell leukemia and a rare blood cancer, Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) that typically occurs in children and is related ...


Monday, November 20, 2017 4:07:57 PM

Vemurafenib Granted FDA Approval as First Drug to Treat Erdheim-Chester Disease - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Oncology Nurse Advisor

Vemurafenib Granted FDA Approval as First Drug to Treat Erdheim-Chester Disease
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Erdheim-Chester disease, an uncommon form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis, involves the excessive production of histiocytes. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approval of vemurafenib to include the treatment of BRAF V600 ...


Wednesday, November 08, 2017 12:09:07 PM

Painted Runners Raise Support - Patch.com

Patch.com

Painted Runners Raise Support
Patch.com
From Syntax: Three Village Central School District's Setauket Elementary School recently sponsored its first Color Splash Run/Walk in honor of one of Setauket's students, Amelia Calderone, who is suffering from Langerhans cell histiocytosis, an illness ...


Monday, October 23, 2017 6:47:20 PM

Fancy dress football match to help sick Offaly boy - Offaly Express

Offaly Express

Fancy dress football match to help sick Offaly boy
Offaly Express
The game helps different charities each year, and Maria has told us that this year, the match will benefit youngster Alex Coyne from Tullamore who is battling a rare lifelong condition called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH). LCH occurs in patients ...


Monday, October 23, 2017 9:43:03 AM

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Oncology Nurse Advisor

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians
Oncology Nurse Advisor
In a rare case of adult Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in a patient with previously diagnosed idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in childhood described in the Medical Journal of Malaysia, investigators propose the possibility that LCH may ...


Monday, July 24, 2017 2:14:33 PM

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