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HSU graduate making a name for himself - The LumberJack

The LumberJack

HSU graduate making a name for himself
The LumberJack
Medrano was in and out of eight foster homes between the ages of 2 to 5, and diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis tumors. He is now graduating from the University of Southern California with a master's in business. “My mother had a drug ...


Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:13:35 PM

Mother of four-year-old boy: My son's rare cancer left us in the dark - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk

Mother of four-year-old boy: My son's rare cancer left us in the dark
Express.co.uk
It took another four months, countless sleepless nights and a series of X-rays, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans as well as a biopsy of the lump, before my little boy was finally diagnosed with Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH), a rare cancer-like ...


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:31:16 AM

Louisville SkillsUSA community projects meet with success - Fremont Tribune

Louisville SkillsUSA community projects meet with success
Fremont Tribune
Histiocytosis is a blood disorder where red blood cells attack white blood cells and create lesions that wrap around bones, tendons, and other ligaments to weaken them. The Histiocytosis Foundation is an organization that helps develop further research ...


Saturday, March 25, 2017 3:24:05 PM

School organizes carnival for 2-year-old boy with rare disease - Bakersfield Now

Bakersfield Now

School organizes carnival for 2-year-old boy with rare disease
Bakersfield Now
(KBAK/KBFX) — Northwest Christian School is organizing a fundraising carnival for one of its 2-year-old preschool students. Earlier this year, Greyson Franklin was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare and incurable autoimmune disease.


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:45:05 AM

Care home worker Mavis Offei facing jail over mistreatment of tragic ... - Echo

Echo

Care home worker Mavis Offei facing jail over mistreatment of tragic ...
Echo
A CARE home worker who mistreated a young mum suffering from dementia-like symptoms just weeks before she died has been warned she faces a prison…


Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:46:24 AM

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

Giving for Gianna - IllinoisHomePage.net

IllinoisHomePage.net

Giving for Gianna
IllinoisHomePage.net
"Gianna has what is called Langerhans cell histiocytosis." It's a rare type of cancer that happens in one out of every 200,000 children. Now instead of playing with her toy horses and dolls, Gianna spends part of her weekends in St. Louis for chemotherapy.


Monday, April 17, 2017 7:59:59 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

Ravenwood students partner with Make-A-Wish to send Brentwood ... - Franklin Home Page

Franklin Home Page

Ravenwood students partner with Make-A-Wish to send Brentwood ...
Franklin Home Page
Five-year-old Gabriella Kolisnyk, of Brentwood, thought she was attending a typical Ravenwood High School pep rally Friday morning. Little did she know, ...


Friday, April 21, 2017 11:18:14 PM

Seventeen-month-old toddler fighting rare disease melts hearts around the world with dance to doctor's ukulele on ... - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk

Seventeen-month-old toddler fighting rare disease melts hearts around the world with dance to doctor's ukulele on ...
Mirror.co.uk
The cute tot, who lives with her family in Sao Carlos, has been fighting Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a disorder of the immune system cells, since April last year. Although the disease is not strictly a cancer, it presents with cancer-like ...


Thursday, April 13, 2017 3:21:04 PM

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