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Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

November 27th, 2013 9:16 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Mia Taylor is a pro at having her blood drawn. Once every two weeks, she sits patiently while doctors take a sample from her finger. Every four weeks, she plays quietly or watches TV while undergoing a two and a half hour blood transfusion.

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40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

November 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Matt Hilliard grew up the son of a smoker, sneaking cigarettes from his father from the time he was 12 or 13 years old. He smoked for 40 years and didn’t give up the habit until months after his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis.

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At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

October 15th, 2013 9:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Tonya Fields used to love October — the change of seasons, the cooler weather, her son’s birthday. Now, October, with its pink ribbons and pink shirts, is simply a reminder of the worst thing to ever happen to her.

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New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

October 14th, 2013 9:05 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Do you tutu? It’s a purposely ambiguous question that drew a lot of attention to billboards and bumper stickers throughout the Tri-Cities in September.

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