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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
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
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
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...tragedies, like ongoing medical conditions that saps all their resources. We have lots of people with cancer, people with leukemia, and people that are raising children for other family members.""It just breaks your heart over and over again," she...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
Local
Light the Night Walk Oct. 3

Light the Night is the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual fundraising walk...by the Confidential Employees Association. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/light-night-walk-oct-3
Neighbors
Lighting the night

Despite the wind and rain, more than two dozen walkers gathered downtown for Confidential Employees Association's Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser"Light the Night Walk" held in early October - including two survivors from Wasilla...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-20/lighting-night
Neighbors
UAF ends Susan Butcher Institute

...Alaska Fairbanks has halted work at the Susan Butcher Institute, named for the four-time Iditarod champion musher who died of leukemia in 2006 at age 51. Her husband, David Monson, was its executive director. The school spent about $197,000 on the leadership...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/sta_532984297.shtml

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