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Introducing our 2013 Boy & Girl of the Year (times two)

  Last week we moved with Natasha and Amy’s stories of courage. This week, we shine the spotlight on our San Francisco and North Bay Boy & Girl of the Year. 2013 San Francisco Boy & Girl of the Year … Continue reading

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Team Perfect Match runs NWM

Kelley Cohen, a young school teacher from San Francisco who once had leukemia, will run the Nike Women’s half-marathon alongside a man with whom she shares a very special connection. Joe DiNatale, from Pennsylvania, is the man who saved her … Continue reading

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One mother’s strength

I have often admired the strength our Honoree parents have while navigating the stages of their family’s cancer journey. So, in honor of Mother’s Day, I asked TNT mom, Melissa Jabonero, to share her perspective and where she finds her strength. A quick note about Melissa and … Continue reading

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Zebrafish against cancer

What do zebrafish and people have in common? More than you might think actually. The zebrafish genome and immune system is similar to ours. So scientists can use them as models to identify molecules that kill leukemia cells. Last month researchers … Continue reading

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Help us rock the vote for our Honorees!

The Telly Awards are here and LLS has two local entries! The Tellys honor the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. (Note: Think “Emmys” of the … Continue reading

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Meet our 2011 Boy & Girl of the Year!

  Juan Carlos Zapata and Ruby Grandy are just two of the many faces of inspiration for our eleven amazing Man & Woman of the Year candidates. Juan Carlos and Ruby are both undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the … Continue reading

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