acute lymphoblastic leukemia

By Amy Albin Kathryn Naftzger, 21, still remembers the shock of being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April 2016. Over the course of her treatment she experienced good days, bad days and others that fell somewhere in between. She suffered fainting spells, fevers, pancreatitis, swollen [...]
By uclahealth • October 12, 2017
To the UCLA medical team who cared for my father in his final weeks of life: My father, Frank Eck, recently passed away on the 8th floor of your medical center, in the ICU. After a bravely combating a myriad of health issues for two-and-a-half weeks with profound determination [...]
By patrickeck • July 7, 2016
My son Sam was 10 years old and 1 month on the day he was diagnosed with Leukemia. He had been so excited for his 10th birthday. Double digits was a big deal. Little did we know that 30 days later things would be an even bigger deal. He was [...]
By vmbathfield • January 20, 2016
My 2 and a half year old son woke up one morning with a fever and a red, swollen eye. After a trip to his pediatrician we were told he had pink eye. The nexy day the infection was worse, and so was his fever, so we took him back [...]
By Cooper430 • January 16, 2013