PCRF Blog

Leonard

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Leonard, Age 13 T-Cell Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia There is not another kid that loves basketball more than Leonard.We’re not talking about the most popular player or Lakers-only fan. We mean the real deal – knows all the old school players, where players went to college, stats, old-school ABA, card collector, draft watching, love for the …

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Abigail

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One
Abigail is a beautiful little girl who was diagnosed in July of 2014 with metastasized Ewings Undifferentiated Sarcoma after experiencing back pain.  Her fight against cancer began shortly after her diagnosis.  Abigail went through 42 weeks of chemo, 6 weeks of radiation and a major surgery resection.   In June of 2015 she completed her treatment …

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Gavin

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
On New Year’s Day, 2010 four-year-old Gavin was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and his family’s lives were forever changed. Prior to his diagnosis, Gavin had suffered from a cold that wouldn’t go away and recurrent ear infections. During the Christmas holidays, he had such a severe ear infection that he had to have …

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Dr. Theodore Moore

Categories: Researchers

Mattel Children’s Hospital The UCLA Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is a pioneer in the treatment of childhood cancers at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. The Pediatric Hematology Oncology faculty actively participate in the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, well-known for its new and leading-edge therapies and research breakthroughs. The Division has a long history of bringing hope …

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Dr. Rodney Miles

Categories: Researchers

University of Utah Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a common cancer in children, adolescents, and young adults. Although curable, a subset of patients still dies because their lymphoma does not respond well to standard therapies. Further research is required to develop novel therapies in the laboratory and then translate these into more effective treatments through clinical …

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