An American Jew whose stem cells saved the life of an Australian Jew diagnosed with life-threatening leukemia was guest of honor at his wedding in Sydney.
Dozens of rabbis will shave their heads at the Reform movement’s rabbinical conference in Chicago, in memory of 8-year-old ‘Superman Sam,” who died of leukemia this weekend.
Samuel Asher Sommer, known as “Superman Sam,” whose fight against leukemia inspired many to raise money to fight the disease, has died.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it has approved a new leukemia treatment from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to be sold under the brand name Synribo.
In Washington, the value of people is all too often measured by how close they are to this senator or that one, or what office they hold in whichever administration is in power at the moment. Yet Marla Gilson wasn’t a senator, Cabinet secretary or billionaire. Completely down to earth, she was never wearing the sparkliest outfit in the room.
This Sunday, at the Salute to Israel parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, participants and spectators will be able to do more than show their support for Israel; they could potentially save a life. A group of volunteers will be at the parade recruiting potential donors for a young father and other victims of leukemia in need of bone marrow transplants.