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Focus on South Florida: Gift of Life

Headquartered in Boca Raton, the “Gift of Life” Bone Marrow Foundation is a leading international bone marrow and blood stem cell registry. The nonprofit is committed to find life-saving matches for adults and children with leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood disorders. 48 more words

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Roxbury cancer survivor launches Layups 4 Life fundraiser

Daniel Exter is pretty certain July 13, 2013 is the worst day of his life.

At about 7:30 a.m., he received a phone call from his doctor, telling him to go to Lenox Hill Hospital immediately. 507 more words

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Third-quarter surge leads Clyde past Margaretta

CLYDE – When the Clyde boys basketball team comes out of the lockerroom after halftime, the Fliers’ goal is to be the aggressors and force the opposition to call an early timeout. 621 more words

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Yet more issues to deal with

As I write this we’re in our local hospital so Jacob can have a blood transfusion. It’s the first one he’s needed since being discharged from GOSH after his transplant. 292 more words

Special Needs

Interview with Tony Ourris

Tony Ourris is the founder of Anthony Webb Estate Agents and Palmers Green and Southgate Life, a lovely local history and events magazine.

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Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the transplantation of multipote hematopoietic stem cells, usually derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood. It may be autologous (the patient’s own stem cells are used) or allogeneic (the stem cells come from a donor). 824 more words

Surgery

Minn. prep hockey player back on ice after battling cancer

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SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. – Nikki Karg is the lone senior playing with the South St. Paul’s junior varsity team. 383 more words

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