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Born with leukemia, Eevie beats the odds and turns five!

After Eevie was born, she was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood blood cancer that affects 1 in 5 million newborns. Doctors gave her a 17 percent chance of surviving to age 2. This month, Eevie celebrates her fifth birthday. Each year her mother Brynne has shared her progress on this blog (you can read those stories here). Turning five is a true milestone. For Eevie, it feels epic. It feels that way for me too. When Eevie was born with cancer, all I ...

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How Celebrating My 18th Birthday in the Hospital Changed My Perspective

Marlee’s story of courage, inspiration and giving back.   My name is Marlee Pincus and I have cancer. I never in a million years thought I would say those words. Growing up, I never had any medical issues nor a significant family history of cancer. In high school I loved to run, advocate for human rights, and learn Spanish. However, my greatest focus was always on my academics. I graduated Salutatorian of my class and was eager to begin my freshman year at Cornell Universit ...

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Reflecting on a Groundbreaking Year for Cancer Treatment

Dr. Louis J. DeGennaro, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, shares what the “dizzying pace” of progress in 2018 means for patients. I believe that cancer can be cured, and I believe that we can achieve this in our lifetime. I can make that statement confidently because as the president and CEO of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), I see the extraordinary impact we are making in fighting blood cancers and, importantly, how this wor ...

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