LANSING, Kan. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of people at the largest prison in Kansas has claimed the life of an employee — the first staff member at the facility to be...
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A 3-year-old Minnesota girl who has been battling cancer for two-thirds of her life got to celebrate on her last day of chemotherapy — with the help of some fire trucks...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico Board of Regents has agreed to pay $38 million to settle part of a lawsuit alleging some pediatric cancer patients with leukemia received...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — In the midst of the spring training grind, the Angels-Indians game Tuesday provided an inspirational moment.
Carlos Carrasco made his first start for Cleveland since...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Caoilinn McLane met Melania Trump she had no idea it wouldn't be the last time.
Fighting leukemia from her bed at Children's National Hospital, Caoilinn...
ANTIGO, Wis. (AP) — Don't call Holden Zarda a superhero, because they aren't real.
Instead of nabbing villains in imaginary webs or taking down the Joker with a few well placed BAMS!! and...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled that a 4-year-old boy is in imminent danger of neglect if he stays with his parents because of their desire to treat his leukemia with natural remedies...
ROME (AP) — Sinisa Mihajlovic's fight against leukemia continues to inspire Bologna, which has surprisingly surged into second place three rounds into Serie A.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's return to Progressive Field didn't produce the results he wanted.
Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at home since being...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — This was no ordinary outing for Carlos Carrasco, and everyone at Tropicana Field knew it.
The popular Cleveland Indians pitcher nicknamed Cookie made his return...
ROME (AP) — A hospital band was on his right wrist and a bandage was visible on the left side of his neck.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was visibly thinner and his face was drawn, too.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound.
Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians...
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Flyhalf Christian Leali'ifano, playing his first test in more than three years for Australia after recovering from leukemia, kicked three penalties and a conversion in...
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Christian Leali'ifano is set to play his first test in more than three years for Australia in a remarkable recovery from leukemia.
CALEDONIA, Mich. (AP) — Leukemia survivor Bob Falkenberg had one important stop to make on his cross country bike ride, and that was to the home of his bone marrow donor, Jason...
BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says he has leukemia and will continue working while undergoing treatment.
The 50-year-old Mihajlovic announced the news at a press...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever.
Outwardly, the Indians' right-hander doesn't seem different. He's determined not to let...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated for leukemia, and he says it's going to make him stronger than he was before.
SYDNEY (AP) — ACT Brumbies veteran Christian Leali'ifano has returned to a Wallabies squad for the first time in three years after recovering from leukemia.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For the past couple months, 3-year-old Ailani Myers has had more bad days than good. May 23 was one of those rare exceptions her dad describes as an "almost pre-diagnosis...
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Lea Jordan rocked a look for senior prom that only she could.
Wearing a medical mask, a slick bald noggin and a staggering amount of determination with her...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 3-year-old Florida boy must resume his cancer treatment, despite his parents' wishes.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County...
WALWORTH, Wis. (AP) — Sophia Stewart can describe her journey from cancer to wellness through bead necklaces.
While the fifth-grade student at Walworth Elementary School was getting...
MADRID (AP) — The surprise announcement came after another important win by Sevilla in the Spanish league.
The club had just beaten Valladolid 2-0 to get back into the fight for the final...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who bilked an elderly woman out of more than $500,000 by claiming to have leukemia has been sentenced to six years in prison.
MADRID (AP) — Sevilla coach Joaquin Caparros says he has leukemia but will stay on the job with the Spanish club.
Caparros made the announcement after Sevilla's 2-0 win at Valladolid in the...
TYNGSBORO, Mass. (AP) — Back in December, Hannah Sheridan was inspired to create a children's book based on a story her 2-year-old niece, Jane Santoro, shared over dinner one night.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio (AP) — Levi Suttles is just like any other kindergartner. He learns numbers, plays with friends during recess and enjoys listening to his teacher read Dr. Seuss...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Big Dog is back.
Professional wrestler Roman Reigns says his leukemia is in remission and he'll be returning to the WWE ring.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia less than 18 months before the Olympics in Tokyo.
The 18-year-old Ikee won six gold medals at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year and was tipped to be one of the faces of the 2020 Olympics in her home country.
She posted on her verified Twitter account Tuesday that her illness surfaced when she got tests after returning from a training trip to Australia.
BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan girl who is battling leukemia has thousands of fans and the number continues to grow.
Emma Roberts of Brighton has received more than 4,500 Christmas cards since late November. It began as a social media campaign by a fellow Brighton resident who wanted to boost the 13-year-old's morale.
"I feel bad for the mail lady," said Emma's father, Tom Roberts, who noted that deliveries sometimes come twice a day.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Even when his whole body ached just to walk, and everywhere he went meant taking along a chemotherapy bag attached to a tube going straight into his body, Andrew Jones had a goal: Get back to basketball.
That included a mission to dunk, which took about two weeks or three weeks and was celebrated with a video on social media.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia.
The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement Monday night to open the episode of "Raw."
He was originally diagnosed in 2008 at age 22, though he quickly went into remission. He's been fighting the disease since.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas guard Andrew Jones has fractured a toe in practice, and the school says there is no timetable for his return.
Jones had rejoined the team following his diagnosis of leukemia, which occurred in January. He sat out most of last season while undergoing treatment.
A statement from Texas says Jones fractured a toe on his right foot on Thursday but is expected to make a full recovery.
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — When her cancer treatment isolated her from the world, Longview resident Anne-Marie Carr used her art to reach out.
Carr created a piece of art every day for 100 days during her treatment and recovery in 2016 and posted each piece on Instagram. Her "100 Day Project: An Art Journey Through Leukemia" exhibit is on display in the Rose Center for the Arts gallery at Lower Columbia College.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas junior guard Andrew Jones is a limited participant in practice as he continues to regain strength following his diagnosis with leukemia, coach Shaka Smart said Monday.
Although Jones would probably like to play this season, Smart wasn't ready to say if he will be able to get on the court in a game. Jones is a full-time student.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world during a long struggle against cancer.
The 36-year-old Australian golfer died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among family and close friends, the week after opting to forego further treatment and enter palliative care.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has opted not to seek further treatment in his long fight against leukemia and will receive palliative care at home, his family announced late Tuesday.
The 36-year-old Lyle, who won twice on the Nationwide Tour in 2008, was first diagnosed with leukemia as a teenager and suffered recurrences of the disease in 2012 and 2017.
BEIJING (AP) — At least once a week, Su Lingmin films herself singing, sharing health tips and chatting with hundreds of fans from her hospital bed.
"Now I'm a professional livestreamer," she said with a smile in a video last week. "What else can I do?"
Diagnosed with leukemia four months ago, the 27-year-old native of the northern Chinese city of Harbin is helping give a human face to the struggle for more affordable cancer drugs in China.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton goalkeeper Carl Ikeme retired on Friday, a month after revealing he was in complete remission from acute leukemia.
Ikeme spent the past year fighting the disease, and decided to heed medical advice that the toll of recovering was too much on his body before trying to play again.
The last of his more than 200 appearances for Wolves was in March 2017.
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jarrod Lyle's wife says the Australian golfer is struggling through a "really scary" period in his third battle with cancer.
Lyle, 36, underwent a bone marrow transplant last December following a recurrence of acute myeloid leukemia.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas basketball player Andrew Jones has been approved for online-based coursework for summer school and will move into a dorm, big steps toward an eventual return to the program as he continues treatment for leukemia.
Longhorns coach Shaka Smart announced the move Thursday. Jones was diagnosed in January and he spent weeks in Houston for treatment. He eventually started posting on social media videos of himself shooting baskets.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As a doctor injected cloudy fluid into Makena Eighmy's intravenous line, it looked like the 13-year-old animal lover from near Watertown was getting a standard procedure for her cancer.
But the infusion this month at UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital was far from routine.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Doctors have performed Idaho's first allogeneic stem cell transplant.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab announced Saturday that he has been diagnosed with cancer and has started treatment.
"I found out a few weeks ago that I had developed leukemia lymphoma (AML, ALL)," Azab wrote in a Twitter post Saturday morning. "I have since started treatment and am working through the process, but I wanted to spread the word and ask for prayers to help strengthen me in this journey."
VENLO, Netherlands (AP) — German forward Lennart Thy will miss a week's training with VVV-Venlo and the Dutch side's next league game in order to help a leukemia patient.
The club says Thy, who is loan from German side Werder Bremen, requested the week off so he can donate blood to enable doctors to generate stem cells that could make a transplant possible for a leukemia patient and possibly save their life.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas sophomore guard Andrew Jones has been released from the hospital and will continue his leukemia treatment on an outpatient basis.
In a statement released by the school, Jones said he left the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Saturday, a move he called a "great night and a big step for me and my family."
Jones said he's encouraged by reports from doctors telling him he's showing improvement. He will stay in the Houston area for his outpatient treatments.
PHOENIX (AP) — An immigrant man with five children and a pregnant wife said Monday he was granted a last-minute stay of deportation after he sought sanctuary in a church saying he needed to remain in the United States to support his family, including a 5-year-old son with leukemia.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the immigrant father who sought sanctuary in a Phoenix church (all times local):
An immigrant father of five children including a 5-year-old boy with leukemia was granted a last-minute stay by immigration authorities after he took sanctuary at a Phoenix church to avoid deportation.