Six Years Cancer-Free, Pagano Relishes Opportunity To Coach Again; 'Leukemia Was Nothing. Football Is The One That's Going To Get You'Six years cancer free, new Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano said beating leukemia was a breeze compared to coaching in the NFL.
Girl Battling Leukemia Receives Over 1,000 Postcards For Birthday, Including One From Tom HanksTwelve-year-old Aspen Kelly has a special request for her upcoming birthday: postcards. Since she can't travel, Aspen made a request for postcards from all over the country and around the world — and her expectations were far surpassed. Even a famous actor sent Aspen a special card for her birthday.
Ultra-Clean Homes Can Trigger Childhood Cancer, Study FindsA groundbreaking study into what triggers cancer has found that children who are "too hygienic" and are kept away from other kids were at greater risk for developing leukemia.
Medical Marijuana In School Case Returns To Court MondayThe legal battle over whether to allow an 11-year-old Hanover Park girl to receive medical marijuana at school returns Monday to federal court.
Missing: 'Puppers,' The Toy That Helped A Girl Through Cancer Treatments“Puppers” was given to Madelyn Nate the day she was diagnosed with leukemia and a month before her third birthday. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Family Of Toddler With Leukemia 'Forever Grateful' For Letter From Anthony RizzoThe letter from the Cubs' first baseman has since gone viral on social media.
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.