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Boy battles nine-in-a-million disease  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Frederick News Post (subscription)Alex has Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a disease that affects only about nine of every 1 million children younger than 15. Children with LCH have too many ...

News to use  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Leader TimesShe has been diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. It is rare cell disease that is classified as a secondary form of cancer. It is non-curable, ...

Daily Star...“Enda has a rare skin condition called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, so he'll be having chemotherapy over Christmas.� And Emma Merrick, of Whitton, Middx, ...

What's Going On  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Gadsden Times (subscription)7 pm at Hammondville Town Hall, Alabama Highway 11, for 7-year-old Kylee Grace Ewing, who has been diagnosed with Histiocytosis (a rare form of cancer). ...

'New doors make my home a death trap' - COMMENT ON THIS STORY  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
Scarborough TodaySean Brooke, of Clark Street, has to use an oxygen inhaler 24-hours a day, as he suffers from a rare lung disease called histiocytosis, which causes him to

HPV vaccine possibly linked to cutaneous PAN  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Modern MedicineThis inflammation included primarily neutrophils, along with lymphocytes, eosinophils, histiocytosis and mast cells. Furthermore, a clinical exam performed

CSU vet hospital seeking dogs with cancer for trial of ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
The ColoradoanThe team is looking for dogs with soft tissue sarcomas and malignant histiocytosis, called MH, to enroll in the clinical trial. Dogs with MH are often given

Pan Mass Challenge has plenty of local appeal  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Wicked Local Manchester...“When our daughter Emily was 15 months old she was diagnosed with a disease called Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis. We found ourselves at the Jimmy Fund Center

Toddler with rare disease heads to Texas for help  -  Jan 19, 2009
Aiken Standard (subscription),Late last year he underwent a series of testing to determine the extent of the rare blood disease Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH).

Girl, 11, Turns Hobby Into Disease-Fighting Endeavor 11-year old ...  -  Jan 21, 2009
NBC Chicago,All of the proceeds from Sydney's jewelry will go for research to combat Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis. Like many girls her age, Wilmette resident Sydney

Synchronously diagnosed eosinophilic granuloma and Hodgkin's ...  -  Jan 29, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Some of these cases involve Hodgkin's lymphoma and Langerhans cell histiocytosis occurring in the same patient. Genetic or environmental etiologies have

Fundraiser to benefit toddler's family  -  Jan 22, 2009
Post-Bulletin,Isaac has a rare autoimmune disease known as Langerhans cell histiocytosis. He continues chemotherapy treatments to fight the illness, but it's uncertain

Community news  -  Jan 16, 2009
Post-Bulletin,SE Eleven-month-old Isaac, son of Jon and Amanda, has been diagnosed with Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis, an autoimmune disease. The event, to help offset

Mother of a miracle family  -  Jan 14, 2009
Grimsby Telegraph,Her journey began when Leanne's mother Mel Beesley was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) (also known as histiocytosis-X), at the age of 18.

'Memory of Gena' honoured  -  Jan 16, 2009
Toronto Sun,Saturday to honour a brilliant young Toronto woman who passed away at the young age of 28 from a rare disease called Langerham's Cell Histiocytosis.

Fox's 'House' turns 100 -- still treating patients for chronic idiocy  -  Jan 31, 2009
Lake Zurich Courier,Langerhans cell histiocytosis; Histoplasmosis; Haemochromatosis; Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome; and the ever popular Hypersensitivity vasculitis.

Mark your calendar  -  Jan 21, 2009
Pembroke Mariner & Reporter,HEARTS FOR HISTIO – help raise funds for histiocytosis research. From 6 to 11 pm Feb. 15, at Florian Hall, Dorchester. Live music, dancing, DJ,

Texaco Toxic Past Haunts Chevron as Judgment Looms  -  30 Dec 2008
BloombergFour years ago, a doctor diagnosed his daughter, Diana, with histiocytosis X, a rare blood disease that caused tumors that punched holes in her skull.

NORTH TONAWANDA: Middle School students hold bake sale for sick ...  -  Dec 5, 2008
Tonawanda News,...to treat his disease, known as Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, or LCH, a rare blood disease caused by an excess of white blood cells called histiocytes.

Landin fundraisers are continuing  -  Dec 5, 2008
Aiken Standard (subscription),By RACHEL JOHNSON In the past three months, since Landin was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called Langerhans Histiocytosis (LCH), his coughs became

Family's pride at their battling little girl  -  Dec 3, 2008
Lincolnshire Echo,...near Lincoln, is currently undergoing chemotherapy sessions to help treat the aggressive condition of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH).

DM man needs your vote so those in need get bone marrow  -  Dec 25, 2008
DesMoinesRegister.com,In the fall of 2000 he learned he was a match for an infant girl with an immune disease called FEL Class 2 Histiocytosis X, a cousin to leukemia.

An Aiken Family Holds Multiple Fundraisers To Help Their Baby  -  Dec 15, 2008
WJBF-TV,By Barclay Bishop Aiken, SC—14-month-old Landin Householder was born with a very rare disease called “Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis� (LCH).

Local News in Brief for Dec. 13  -  Dec 12, 2008
Aiken Standard (subscription),Landin, who is 13 months old, was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in October. Tickets to lunch are available for

Local news briefs for Dec. 5  -  Dec 4, 2008
Aiken Standard (subscription),Gift wrapping for Landin, a 14-month-old boy who has been diagnosed with the rare blood disease Langerhans histiocytosis (LCH), will continue on Saturday at

Death Notices  -  23 Jul 2008
The Barrie Examiner,In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Histiocytosis Association of Canada or Hospice Simcoe, and may be made through the funeral

Martin County community connection: July 23  -  23 Jul 2008
Stuart News (subscription),Exotic Car Run: Benefits Histiocytosis Association of America. Jupiter Country Club, 9 am, July 26. Ages 18 years and up. $50. Register by July 15: (561)

Benefit held for Williamson County girl with histiocytosis  -  Jul 19, 2008
Austin American-Statesman,Haley has histiocytosis, a rare blood disease that causes lesions and sores on the scalp and skin folds. She is sometimes in the hospital as often as once a

Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Other Pulmonary ...  -  Jul 16, 2008
RedOrbit,Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis is the most common and best known pulmonary histocytic lesion; however, the realm of pulmonary histiocytic lesions

EHE International Joins the Histiocytosis Association of America ...  -  Jul 7, 2008
RedOrbit,Together with the Histiocytosis Association of America (HAA), EHE International is helping spread the word about a rare blood disorder called histiocytosis.

Battle of the bands fundraiser slated  -  Jul 17, 2008
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com,Proceeds will go to the Histiocytosis Association of America. Reservations are requested by contacting Rhythms of the Night at (908) 707-8757 or visiting

Sick boy wants to be cop when he grows up  -  Jul 5, 2008
Inquirer.net,Stricken with the rare blood disorder Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), it seems Carylle has already gone through hell. But the boy wants to live a

Tributes to Burnley teenager who died after long illness  -  Jul 15, 2008
Burnley Citizen,Leanne Ryan, of Allerton Drive, died after suffering with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a growth hormone deficiency, which brought on diabetes and severe

Royal City SummerFest  -  Jul 9, 2008
Columbia Basin Herald,The adult 5K race begins at 7 am and the youth race begins at 8 am Proceeds from the Royal Fun Run benefit the Histiocytosis Association of America.

Community Calendar, Looking ahead in Martin County, updated July 22  -  Jul 22, 2008
TCPalm,Exotic Car Run: Benefits Histiocytosis Association of America. Jupiter Country Club, 9 am, July 26. Ages 18 years and up. $50. Register by July 15: (561)

Coming out on top  -  Jun 24, 2008
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com,The cancerlike tumor, histiocytosis, was removed and Chamberlain made a full recovery. Doctors put a plate in his head to cover the missing portion of his

Martin County community connection: July 20  -  Jul 19, 2008
Stuart News (subscription),Exotic Car Run: Benefits Histiocytosis Association of America. Jupiter Country Club, 9 am, July 26. Ages 18 years and up. $50. Register by July 15: (561)

Joe Patronite/Getty Images  -  Jul 12, 2008
CNNThey come from 13-year-olds like Andrew Christopoulos, who has a rare blood disease called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis that required weekly chemotherapy

Pulmonary Neoplasia  -  Jul 16, 2008
RedOrbit,Finally, because pulmonary histiocytic lesions, especially pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis, may occasionally mimic neoplasms, a review of pulmonary

Primary and Metastatic Lung Tumors in the Pediatric Population: A ...  -  Jul 16, 2008
RedOrbit,LCH in the lung typically reflects involvement by systemic disease rather than isolated lung involvement.124 Langerhans cell histiocytosis occurs most

Fundraiser aimed at helping fight rare disease  -  Jul 13, 2008
Manville News,...on South Main Street, will hold a Battle Acts for Jack fundraiser July 27 from 12 pm to 6 pm to raise money for research of histiocytosis, a rare blood

Primary Pleural Neoplasia  -  Jul 16, 2008
RedOrbit,Its chief importance lies in its distinction from pleural involvement by pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The distinction can be facilitated by

Kicken' for Kyle  -  Jul 9, 2008
Martinsburg Journal,That limp, which lasted a few weeks, was actually a symptom of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, or LCH, a rare disorder that affects mostly children under 10

Woman presents with progressive unexplained visual loss in right eye  -  Jul 9, 2008
OSN SuperSite (subscription),Rare causes are infectious or inflammatory lesions such as syphilis, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis or histiocytosis X, or congenital lesions such as an

CUP to benefit neighbors slated for Aug. 1-3 in Cranberry  -  Jul 5, 2008
Pittsburgh Post Gazette,Kelly, to help their 1-year-old son Nate, who was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare blood disease primarily affecting children.

Martin County community calendar: July 12  -  Jul 11, 2008
Vero Beach Press-Journal (subscription),Exotic Car Run: Benefits Histiocytosis Association of America. Jupiter Country Club, 9 am, July 26. Ages 18 years and up. $50. Register by July 15: (561)

Ebook Publishing Made Easier by BestBookPublish.com, Which Has ...  -  Jun 30, 2008
Emediawire (press release),Her thoughtful memoir "You Don't Remember, I Can't Forget" about struggling with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and the related stigma through childhood has

Job Market Plummets As Adjustable Rate Rises  -  Jun 27, 2008
Tampa Tribune,Their youngest son, Cristian, 2, was diagnosed with Langerhans' cell histiocytosis, a rare disease that's treated with chemotherapy.

This Weekend In Portland: A Little Lemonade Goes a Long Way When ...  -  Jun 26, 2008
Earthtimes (press release),...a stand" at an Albertsons in Portland, Oregon to support their four-year-old cousin Ella Carrasco , who suffers from Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.

Clinical Trial Shows Reduction In Mortality For Children With ...  -  Mar 1, 2008
Science Daily (press release)1, 2008) — A new international study finds that introducing an increased intensity of chemotherapy in children with severe Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Seneca Valley community steps up  -  Mar 20, 2008
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review,But the only fight the group wants is a battle to help Butschle's 1-year-old son, Nate, beat Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare disease that causes

Florida boy wishes for a snowball fight  -  Mar 2, 2008
BurlingtonFreePress.com,Six months ago, doctors diagnosed Austin with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, a rare disease similar to cancer by which abnormal cells, created in bone

Ragnar Relay teams race for cancer cure  -  Feb 26, 2008
East Valley Tribune,Connolly said her team will run to raise awareness of histiocytosis, a rare blood disease caused by an excess of white blood cells.

Surgery Can Be Effective Monotherapy for Pancreatic Metastases ...  -  Mar 17, 2008
DG News...hepatocellular carcinoma (n = 1), seminoma (n = 1), and Langerhans cell histiocytosis (n = 1). Most patients underwent pancreaticoduodenectomies (63%),

NORTH TONAWANDA: Roncroff resident gets sulfur report  -  Mar 6, 2008
Tonawanda News,Osborn’s son was recently diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, a rare blood disorder. The cause of LCH is unknown. Osborn requested documents from

Child's plight inspires outpouring of help  -  Feb 26, 2008
Colts Neck News Transcript,According to the Histiocytosis Association of America's Web site, HLH's prevalence is 1.2 in every one million children under the age of 15.

Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research  -  Feb 26, 2008
EVLivingWhen their son Brady was just nine weeks old, he was diagnosed with Histiocytosis, a cancer-like condition, and began rigorous rounds of chemotherapy.

From motocross to musicals, our big March calendar is full of ...  -  Feb 29, 2008
IdahoStatesman.com,Dinner, dance and silent auction to benefit the Histiocytosis Association of America. In honor of Lance Batchelder and in memory of Ada County Sheriff's

On track to help  -  Feb 15, 2008
NewsOK.com (subscription),Alma Lopez of south Oklahoma City said her daughter, Alexis Rodriguez, 4, is being treated for a disorder called histiocytosis, which can result in bone

DNA committee visits centre  -  Feb 14, 2008
Ararat Advertiser,In particular his work on on Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and DNA, which will help chemotherapy work more effectively with individual patients,

Men’s basketball team gives hope, encouragement to young cancer ...  -  Feb 14, 2008
Daily O'Collegian,Obi Muonelo, a sophomore guard, bonded with a child who had Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, a rare blood disease. At 10, Austin Giacomo suffered from pain

Bone marrow match sought for local boy  -  Feb 5, 2008
News Transcript,...which is caused by an excess of white blood cells called histiocytes, according to the Histiocytosis Association of America's Internet Web site.

Fundraiser set for boy battling rare disease  -  Dec 26, 2007
Edmond Sun,The 12-year-old student at Central Middle School has had to grow up fast due to Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare cancer-like condition caused by an

Former patient, 10, raises money to take presents to sick kids  -  Dec 22, 2007
Orlando Sentinel,At 18 months old, she was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare disorder treated with chemotherapy at the clinic. She has been disease-free

Local Calendar  -  Dec 7, 2007
Kane County Chronicle,Histiocytosis Support Group: 9 to 10:30 am, first Saturday of the month, LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, 1803 W. State St., Geneva.

program grants local girl's wish  -  Nov 12, 2007
Hattiesburg American,...potentially fatal disease. zoe suffers from langerhans cell histiocytosis - a rare disorder that primarily affects children. in and out of hospitals for

jason 'in limbo' as medical trial ends  -  Nov 12, 2007
Derby Evening Telegraph,...two hundred experts from around the world were monitoring two-year-old jason porteous. the two-year-old suffers from langerhans' cell histiocytosis,

lsu hosts veterinary dermatology seminar  -  Nov 10, 2007
TheHorse.com,...mdr1 mutation/ivermectin usage, new drugs in veterinary dermatology, diagnostic imaging, feline skin diseases, histiocytosis, nail disease,

research studies septicemia/toxemia disposition in broilers  -  Nov 7, 2007
WorldPoultry.net,...and dehydration. common histologic changes in septox carcasses included spleen follicular histiocytosis and liver cholangitis. increased bone marrow

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