Items Tagged ‘all’

March 2, 2019

Positive mindset helps lead to a positive outcome

By uclahealth uclahealth

Robert Miller had no idea his life was about to be turned upside down by cancer. He expected some routine blood tests in preparation for back surgery. But his doctor found that his platelet levels (which should have been around 140,000) were at 40,000. “By the time I repeated the test a few days later, […]

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Tags: all, blood cancer, leukemia, leukemia and lymphoma, patient story, UCLA bone marrow and stem cell transplant program

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