Sideline Reporter Craig Sager Rebounds From LeukemiaBest known for his outlandish outfits, Sager wore a red, black and gray plaid jacket and matching Nike shoes that sparkled in the dark for the occasion. "Bulls colors," he explained.
Girl With Leukemia To Meet Stem Cell Donor Who Helped Save Her LifeMore than four years after she was close to dying from leukemia, an 8-year-old girl from Mount Prospect is healthy again, and will meet the German man who helped save her life by supplying a stem cell donation.
AbbVie To Buy Leukemia Drugmaker Pharmacyclics For $21BAbbVie -- based in North Chicago -- said late Wednesday that it will pay $261.25 a share for Pharmacyclics, which makes Imbruvica, a drug approved to treat three different types of blood cancers. That represents a premium of about 21 percent to the closing price of Pharmacyclics shares on Tuesday.
Suburban Man To Ask Congress For More Funds For Bone Marrow Program A northwest suburban man will travel to Washington D.C. in a couple of weeks to encourage Congress to continue funding for an organization that has proven to be a lifesaver.
Chicago Cop With Leukemia Seeking Bone Marrow MatchSeveral dozen Chicago police officers, and members of the general public, gathered at the Harrison District police station on the West Side on Monday to be tested to determine if they’re a bone marrow match for Officer Blanca Magallon, who was diagnosed with leukemia in July.
Marrow Drive Draws Dozens Of Volunteers In LincolnshireStudents, teachers and families came together Saturday at a north suburban school to donate blood and register to be bone marrow donors.
"Hi Mom" Written In Snow For Mom With Leukemia "Made Me Cry"When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: "HI MOM," with a smiley face inside the O.
Blackhawks Join Teenage Fan With Leukemia To Find Blood, Bone Marrow DonorsEmma Gomez doesn't follow normal medical expectations. Her mother said, after essentially falling into a coma for five weeks, the 14-year-old leukemia patient just started talking one day.
3rd Grader With Leukemia Keeps Up Using Skype, YouTubeA sick little boy from Mundelein is keeping up with his school work thanks to an innovative teacher and technology.
Caring Bridge Provides Site For The Sick To Share Their StoryUpdating the medical condition of those with a serious illness is the mission of Caring Bridge--a not-for-profit that provides free websites for families to keep their friends and relatives informed.
Evanston Woman Among Thousands Running Marathon For CharityAmong the 45,000 runners in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday will be 10,000 people who are running for charity.