Items Tagged ‘acute myeloid leukemia’

Spirit of Giving

December 12, 2019

Spirit of Giving

By uclahealth uclahealth

“What do you say to people who saved your life?” wondered 39-year-old Tyler Bacon before speaking and meeting many of the blood donors during the Blood Donor Appreciation event.

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Tags: acute myeloid leukemia, AML, blood dononation, featured


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