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Doctors Treat Deadly Cancerous Disorders with Gene-Guided, Targeted Therapy - Drug Discovery & Development

Drug Discovery & Development

Doctors Treat Deadly Cancerous Disorders with Gene-Guided, Targeted Therapy
Drug Discovery & Development
PET-CT images of a 10-month-old child with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) show increased disease activity in the bones (left image). Three months after the start of oral therapy with the drug dabrafenib, the image on the right shows near complete ...


Thursday, February 23, 2017 2:12:57 PM

Toddler Undergoing Chemotherapy Cheers On Atlanta Falcons in Custom-Made Hospital Gown - ABC News

Washington Post

Toddler Undergoing Chemotherapy Cheers On Atlanta Falcons in Custom-Made Hospital Gown
ABC News
Ella, an Atlanta native, has been hospitalized for the past two months at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta while being treated for Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare disorder in which excess immune system cells build up in the body, according to the ...
Children's hospital patients 'Rise Up' for Falcons
Tiny fan dons Falcons hospital gown during cancer battle


Thursday, February 02, 2017 3:46:38 PM

Irish teenager makes plea for life-saving cancer treatment funds - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fm

Irish teenager makes plea for life-saving cancer treatment funds
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Shauntelle Tynan (18), was diagnosed in May 2015 with an extremely rare form of cancer, multi-system Histiocytosis X Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). Since her diagnosis the cancer has spread to her gastrointestinal system, colon and skin and she ...
Irish teen issues desperate plea for life-saving cancer treatment funds
Irish teenager's desperate plea to raise funds for last-chance cancer treatment: 'I don't want to die'


Monday, February 13, 2017 12:42:36 PM

Irish teen will get life-saving cancer treatment after fund appeal goes viral - TV3.ie

TV3.ie

Irish teen will get life-saving cancer treatment after fund appeal goes viral
TV3.ie
An Irish teenager has received enough funds to enable her to get life-saving treatment in the US for her rare form of cancer. In May 2015, 18-year-old Shauntelle Tynan (right) was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer, multi-system ...
Irish teen 'over the moon' after more than €350000 raised in 36 hours as cancer appeal goes viral
Teen's video plea funds €500k cancer treament
Public raises more than $500k for cancer-battling teen
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:55:07 AM

Teenager breaks European cancer treatment fundraising record ... - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph


Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:37:16 AM

Grandpa helped care for 6-month-old grandson with cancer. Now 18, that grandson is helping him - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald

Grandpa helped care for 6-month-old grandson with cancer. Now 18, that grandson is helping him
Omaha World-Herald
GRAND ISLAND — At 6 months old, Blake Kyriss was given six months to live after being diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The disease is a form of cancer in which excess Langerhans cells — which help regulate the immune system — build up ...


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:03:03 AM

A handmade shirt for an adorable Falcons fan - 13WMAZ.com

13WMAZ.com

A handmade shirt for an adorable Falcons fan
13WMAZ.com
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta shared this photo of Ella, a beautiful 15-month-old who was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), which is a very rare form of cancer, when she was 7-months-old.


Friday, February 03, 2017 11:07:42 PM

Insights into the pathogenesis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: the development of targeted therapies - Dove Medical Press

Insights into the pathogenesis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: the development of targeted therapies
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: More than a century after its first description, Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) still remains an intriguing disease. Considerable progress in understanding its biology has been achieved recently. Description of the V600E BRAF mutation in ...


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 9:44:54 PM

Despite health setback, Shauntelle documents her dramatic travel to Texas for treatment - Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner

Despite health setback, Shauntelle documents her dramatic travel to Texas for treatment
Irish Examiner
The 18-year-old has a rare cancer called Langheran's cell histiocytosis x, one that her doctor in America called the "most complex case he had seen in his career". The cancer has spread all over her body, so Shauntelle hopes to relocate to Texas for a ...


Friday, February 24, 2017 9:16:35 AM

CHOA shares photo of young Falcons fan battling cancer - Story ... - FOX 5 Atlanta

FOX 5 Atlanta

CHOA shares photo of young Falcons fan battling cancer - Story ...
FOX 5 Atlanta
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta shared an adorable photo on Facebook this week of a young Falcons fan ready to cheer on her team during the Super Bowl this ...
Girl battling cancer already Rising Up, hopes Falcons do same on ...


Wednesday, February 01, 2017 6:33:09 AM

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