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Shout Out: Tracy Martin, pediatric cancer foe - Chicago Tribune

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Shout Out: Tracy Martin, pediatric cancer foe
Chicago Tribune
When Wilmette resident Tracy Martin's daughter Sydney was diagnosed at the age of 10 with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, a pediatric cancer of the blood, she had no idea Sydney's effort to fight the disease, also called LCH, by making necklaces to ...


Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:21:46 AM

Donors celebrate local girl's life | Franklin Hamburg Lafayette NJ ... - The Advertiser News South

The Advertiser News South

Donors celebrate local girl's life | Franklin Hamburg Lafayette NJ ...
The Advertiser News South
Melissa Wood and Maya Gordon wear blue flower wrist bouquets in honor of Histiocytosis month in September. Many self-less people attend Maya's celebration.


Sunday, October 01, 2017 6:01:54 AM

Oklahoma infant's strange rash diagnosed as rare disease - kfor.com

kfor.com

Oklahoma infant's strange rash diagnosed as rare disease
kfor.com
Jonathan's diagnosis turned out to be a rare disease called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Dr. Sayani Tewari, from Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer, says a pediatric oncologist may never see LCH in their entire career. "In LCH, it's like your immune ...


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:08:40 PM

'Worst nightmare' as girl, 7, fights tumour in pelvis - Echo

Echo

'Worst nightmare' as girl, 7, fights tumour in pelvis
Echo
A seven-year-old girl is fighting a rare tumour which has eaten away part of her pelvis. Tiffany Rumble, 35, of Church Road, Shoebury, has been living with constant worry for her daughter Fifi, seven, who was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell ...


Monday, October 16, 2017 5:11:10 AM

Boy with rare cancer-like condition granted pirate wish - BBC News - BBC News

Boy with rare cancer-like condition granted pirate wish - BBC News
BBC News
A four-year-old boy with a rare cancer-like condition spends a day as a pirate captain.


Friday, October 06, 2017 2:38:07 AM

Mortimer Jordan football hosts Childhood Cancer Awareness night at Friday game - Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News Leader

Mortimer Jordan football hosts Childhood Cancer Awareness night at Friday game
Alabama's News Leader
Rio Mahaffey was diagnosed with histiocytosis at five months old. Now at six-years-old, Rio is still fighting cancer after relapse. Traveling back and forth to Texas for treatment, nothing could stop him from attending. "Two days ago, he was very, very ...


Friday, September 22, 2017 11:43:12 PM

Circle of care is for families in crisis - The Wilton Bulletin

The Wilton Bulletin

Circle of care is for families in crisis
The Wilton Bulletin
He is diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, more commonly known as LCH. It's an orphan disease, affecting one-in-a-million infants, one-in- 200,000 older children or adults. It's a disease about which little is known but it causes the body to ...


Friday, September 22, 2017 12:02:41 PM

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

Radiotherapy in the Modern Era in the Management of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis - OncLive

OncLive

Radiotherapy in the Modern Era in the Management of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
OncLive
Considering there are no clearly defined roles for conformal radiation techniques such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in treating LCH, this study retrospectively reviewed 16 patients with histologically confirmed Langerhans cell ...


Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:00:14 AM

Kilimanjaro climb is raising cash and awareness in memory of brave ... - Gazette

Gazette

Kilimanjaro climb is raising cash and awareness in memory of brave ...
Gazette
At the top of Mount Kilimanjaro Mike Parmenter and his ne phew Jake quickly put on specially made purple t-shirts and posed for a long awaited…


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:55:03 AM

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