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Heather Mary George

...survive she received continuous blood transfusions, chemo was tried, however, failed. In spring of 2015, she developed acute Leukemia, and with pure grace she said no more.Our continuous prayers for her miracle were answered in morning as God carried her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174842450
Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia.The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls' victory...City Thunder for TNT, 11 months after he was diagnosed with leukemia."I'm 60 yards shorter off the tee, but I feel good...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06/announcer-craig-sager-returns-leukemia
Sports
Rockets advance to West finals

...them early."SAGER ATTENDS GAMELongtime TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is undergoing chemotherapy in Houston for leukemia, left the hospital between treatments to attend the game. Rivers greeted him at the end of his pregame media session, saying...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-18/rockets-advance-west-finals
Not For Web
Youth tri club making waves

...to bring their bikes to the shop or a parent.The team also discussed the history of Julie Hughes, who was diagnosed with leukemia at age 13, underwent six months of intense chemotherapy in Seattle and returned to Sitka to swim for her high school team...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-13/youth-tri-club-making-waves
Sports
Photo: Skating on pennies

...fundraising efforts. Gastineau Elementary students raised more than $3,100 for Pennies for Patients, a program of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The class that brought the most coins even opted to give up its pizza party in favor of donating more...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-26/photo-skating-pennies
Neighbors
Leukemia survivor's wish: hunt a moose

FAIRBANKS - A Mississippi high school senior who has battled leukemia through much of her young life had one wish she wanted to fulfill: To go on a big game hunt. This past week, T'Sheal Pugh...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092009/reg_495157806.shtml
Legacy of late Iditarod champion endures

...25-year anniversary of Butcher's final championship in the race.Butcher died in 2006 after an eight-month battle with leukemia, but her pioneering victories still resonate today. Her Iditarod championships in 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1990 followed an...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-11/legacy-late-iditarod-champion-endures
Sports
Raising money for cancer research, one head at a time

...support the cause.Juneau began hosting the event after a 6-year-old boy from Juneau, Alex Cesar, was diagnosed with leukemia in April 2005. He needed a bone marrow transplant, but couldn't find a match. So his family hosted 10 bone marrow blood-matching-test...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-16/raising-money-cancer-research-one-head-
Local
Karen Elizabeth Bunch

...1943Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Karen Elizabeth Bunch, 71, passed away after a lengthy, courageous fight with leukemia on Sunday, January 25, 2015 surrounded by family at her home in Anchorage.A celebration of Karen's life will be held...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174104109
'Heart breaking' discovery

...injures themself. ITP patients run the risk of having internal bleeding that can be fatal. "They first said it might be leukemia, I was terrified," Anderson said. "After I responded to the treatment I calmed down. It's still scary, like anything...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-15/heart-breaking-discovery
Neighbors

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