Head Of New Jersey Cancer Society Killed By Falling Tree

COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The wicked weather this past weekend was to blame for a deadly disaster, when a woman who dedicated her life to helping cancer patients was killed as a tree fell on her car. 551 more words


Head of NJ cancer society killed by falling tree

COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP, NJ – Co-workers and loved ones are reeling after the head of the New Jersey chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society died beneath a falling tree over the weekend. 336 more words


The final countdown...

It’s October. Hey guys…IT’S OCTOBER!!! I can’t believe we’re down to the final countdown. 5 days (including today) to finish up my fundraising. 16 more days until the race. 1,399 more words

Team In Training


It was a Saturday evening in late September. The year, 2010. Jesi sat in her wheelchair in the family room surrounded by balloons. All the balloons were orange and all were bobbing up and down on the carpet amongst a mess of posters and markers. 1,010 more words

Leukemia And Lymphoma Society

Afternoons on 11: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and fighting blood cancer

ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. It is the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to work to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. 148 more words

Afternoons On 11

A Single Candle

During her last hospital stay I pinned this picture of the Buddha on the wall opposite Jesi’s bed every time we changed rooms. And with five or six moves back and forth between the transplant ward and the ICU, Buddha, and Jesi, did a lot of traveling. 579 more words

Leukemia And Lymphoma Society

Triathlon Shuts Down Streets in Downtown D.C.

WASHINGTON –€” Officials in Washington are preparing for the 2015 Events DC Nation’s Triathlon, which is being held in the city this weekend.

Sunday’s race benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 98 more words

CBS Washington