Items Tagged ‘acute lymphoblastic leukemia’

At Celebration of Life event, cancer patients share their stories of their transplant journey

October 12, 2017

At Celebration of Life event, cancer patients share their stories of their transplant journey

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 cheeks and more. But she also enjoyed many milestones: […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, blood cancer, bone marrow cancer, bone marrow transplant, Burkitt lymphoma, cancer, multiple myeloma, stem-cell transplant, UCLA bone marrow and stem cell transplant program


A Thank You Letter to UCLA on behalf of my Father

July 7, 2016

A Thank You Letter to UCLA on behalf of my Father

By patrickeck patrickeck

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 to get better and head home, […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, cancer, chemotherapy, child life specialist, Dr. Jacqueline Casillas, Dr. Stephen Feig, Dr. William Suh, featured, hematology, ICU, oncology, patient stories


Leukemia diagnosis for my son Sam

January 20, 2016

Leukemia diagnosis for my son Sam

By vmbathfield vmbathfield

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 diagnosed with ALL. We are […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, all, leukemia, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Parent Advisory Council, patient stories, pediatrics


January 16, 2013

ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia)

By Cooper430 Cooper430

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 to his doctor where we […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Dr. Pamela Kempert, Dr. Theodore Bruce Moore, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, patient stories