Leukemia

Aliquippa Students Organize Blood Drive To Support Classmate With CancerA blood drive was held Monday for a high school football player battling cancer.
Children's Hospital Makes Families And Patients Feel At HomeThere are many success stories from Children's Hospital, and KDKA is profiling young patients who travel from near and far to get the care that only Children's can offer.
Ex-Beauty Queen Charged With 3 More Counts Of Theft In Cancer ScamA former Pennsylvania beauty queen accused of faking leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has been charged with stealing from three more victims.
Ex-Beauty Queen Accused Of Faking Leukemia ApologizesA former Pennsylvania beauty queen accused of having faked leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has apologized through her attorney for her actions.
Pa. Beauty Queen Arrested, Accused Of Faking CancerA Bellefonte woman is facing felony charges, accused of lying about having cancer.
Local Marine Veteran Meets FDNY Firefighter Who Saved His LifeIt was an unforgettable day for a Pittsburgh veteran.
Point Park University Women’s Basketball Team Helping Boy Battling CancerTwo basketball teams battled it out on the court Wednesday night, but the focus wasn't on the game. The players and fans were doing something special for a 2-year-old boy who is battling cancer.
Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. GirlIn one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
Girl Battling Leukemia Gets A Special Surprise Family and friends showed up outside of Children’s Hospital Sunday to show their support for a girl battling cancer.
Benefit Being Held For Local Woman Bravely Fighting LeukemiaSixteen years ago, Plum resident Lori Nixon’s life changed.
School Holds Blood Drive For Student Battling LeukemiaThis time of year, a lot of people find ways to give back whether it’s donating money or time. Today, people stepped up to donate blood for a little girl battling leukemia.
Cancer Researchers Continue Work On John Kanzius' MachineOne of the nation's top cancer doctors is working with a machine that could end up being a major breakthrough in treating the killer disease. It was four years ago when John Kanzius showed KDKA’s David Highfield his idea to use radio waves to kill cancer.

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