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Beautiful arrangements carries couple

...finally a hematologist from Seattle was able to give them a diagnosis: Myelodysplastic Syndrome. In short, she had blood cancer.Normal life stopped for Russell and Heather that day. The former dispatcher for Animal Control took the week off...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/beautiful-arrangements-carries-couple
Local
Light the Night Walk Oct. 3

...night to pay tribute and bring hope to people battling blood cancers. This year's walk will begin at Marine Park at 6...Every four minutes, someone is newly diagnosed with a blood cancer, and every ten minutes someone loses his or her life...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/light-night-walk-oct-3
Neighbors
Teen takes brother's place in marathon

...endurance-sports training program dedicated to raising money for blood cancer research. But Logan died of leukemia before he could...others who have died of leukemia or some other type of blood cancer. Many were friends he had made at the Ronald McDonald...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032607/sta_20070326006.shtml
News
Mat-Su Mayor Curt Menard dies

...well known and I imagine the impact on Wasilla is pretty big." Menard was diagnosed in 2003 with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer. He underwent treatment for a year, and the cancer was in remission for about two years. He took medical leave in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030409/sta_401011482.shtml
Program providing peer support for cancer patients

...percent, she noted. But another blood cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is the...added. "You don't hear about blood cancer so much in the media," she said...allows people diagnosed with a blood cancer to talk to others about their experiences...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091003/loc_cancer.shtml
News
What's next for Alaskans tested as donors for Butcher?

...than 20,000 transplants of bone marrow or blood cells, most of which went to people with leukemia or other types of blood cancer. Staff at the Blood Bank of Alaska and Puget Sound Blood Center explained the donation process, which can start almost...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012306/sta_20060123009.shtml
News
Jay John Charles Ginter

...died on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Pittsburgh, Penn. The cause was complications from mantle cell lymphoma, a blood cancer that he had battled for nearly four years. He had lived in Juneau for 26 years. A Celebration of Life will be held...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032911/obi_806931177.shtml
Obituaries
Jay John Charles Ginter

...died on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Pittsburgh, Penn. The cause was complications from mantle cell lymphoma, a blood cancer that he had battled for nearly four years. He had lived in Juneau for 26 years. A Celebration of Life will be held...

http://juneauempire.com/obits/2011-03-28/jay-john-charles-ginter
Obituaries
Jay John Charles Ginter

Jay John Charles Ginter, 63, died on March 23, 2011, due to complications from mantle cell lymphoma, a blood cancer he had battled for nearly four years. Jay was born Sept. 20, 1947, in Pawtucket, R.I. to John Emil Ginter and...

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Merry Allyn Tuten

...Family and friends plan to gather privately later in the year to celebrate Merry's life. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to help cure blood cancers (http://www.lls.org).

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000158745147
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