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Eosinophil

A white blood cell that helps to fight some parasitic infections and participates in allergic responses.

Thrombaphérèse

Ceci est un procédé qui utilise un appareil spécial pour recueillir les plaquettes dans le sang d’un patient et, ensuite, retourner au patient le plasma (la portion liquide du sang) et les globules rouges. Il est utilisé seulement dans des situations d’urgence, par exemple des complications aiguës liées à la coagulation, alors que la numération plaquettaire est très élevée et doit être réduite rapidement. L’effet de réduction des plaquettes de ce traitement est temporair ...

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Georgia Gialisis

Georgia Gialisis is super pumped to be a part of this journey. She brings laughter and positivity anywhere she goes. She is not afraid to face new challenges and is always there to support those around her.

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Treatment for Aggressive NHL Subtypes

Aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) progresses rapidly. It makes up about 60 percent of all NHL cases in the United States. Aggressive subtypes include:

AIDS-associated lymphoma
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
Burkitt lymphoma
Central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
Hepatosplenic lymphoma
Mantle cell lymphoma
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma (transformed)
Peripheral T-cell lymphoma (most types)
Transformed follicu ...

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School

photo: alex | leukemia survivorMost children with cancer will attend school at least some of the time during and after their treatment. Because school is a place for learning and fun, children benefit from returning as soon as medically possible.

Yet, returning to school after cancer treatment can be a tough adjustment for young survivors. Your child may have reservations about returning to school, including fears about:

The reaction of friends and other children at school
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George Thorogood & The Destroyers Contest

RULES & REGULATIONS

The George Thorogood & The Destroyers contest is a chance for an active participant or a newly registered participant in any of the LLSC campaigns (Team In Training, Light The Night, Charity Challenge) to be randomly drawn to win 2 tickets to the George Thorogood & The Destroyers at Massey Hall on Friday, May 6, 2016.

The George Thorogood & The Destroyers contest is open to any campaign participant who raises a minimum of $100 before 9 a.m. on Satur ...

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Eosinophil

A white blood cell that helps to fight some parasitic infections and participates in allergic responses.