Best 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.
More 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 — 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.
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.
Several 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.
Students, teachers and families came together Saturday at a north suburban school to donate blood and register to be bone marrow donors.
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.
Emma 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.
A sick little boy from Mundelein is keeping up with his school work thanks to an innovative teacher and technology.
Updating 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.
Among the 45,000 runners in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday will be 10,000 people who are running for charity.