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#Leukaemia

# leukaemia - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66
# RIP
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# RIP

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66

Jun 17th 2020, 9:59 AM 40,619 Views 45 Comments

It was announced he was battling leukaemia in March.

# leukaemia - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne put into induced coma
# Respiratory Failure
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# Respiratory Failure

Former snooker star Willie Thorne put into induced coma

Jun 16th 2020, 4:52 PM 9,157 Views 7 Comments

The 66-year-old has been battling leukaemia and is being treated in a Spanish hospital.

# leukaemia - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia
# Iron Will
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# Iron Will

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia

Sep 19th 2019, 6:30 PM 4,965 Views 4 Comments

The Australian out-half took on a stint with Ulster as he mounted his return to top class rugby.

# leukaemia - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36
# RIP
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# RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Aug 9th 2018, 7:57 AM 7,932 Views 9 Comments

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

# leukaemia - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer
# Jarrod Lyle
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# Jarrod Lyle

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

Jul 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 52,979 Views 16 Comments

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

# leukaemia - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Former Wigan Athletic defender Garcia dies aged 29
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Wigan Athletic defender Garcia dies aged 29

Jan 9th 2018, 2:02 PM 9,573 Views 5 Comments

The Honduran full-back has lost a battle with leukaemia.

# leukaemia - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'
# Blood Cancer
# Blood Cancer

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:05 AM 61,790 Views 10 Comments

Barry McGuigan, who lost his dad to cancer, is fronting a new awareness campaign.

# leukaemia - Monday 23 January, 2017

Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign
# Leukaemia
# Leukaemia

Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:45 AM 7,131 Views 2 Comments

The team at UCC are looking to fund their ground-breaking research into leukaemia.

# leukaemia - Friday 30 December, 2016

Family that does Christmas swim for leukaemia charity every year loses father to the disease
# Tragic Case
# Tragic Case

Family that does Christmas swim for leukaemia charity every year loses father to the disease

Dec 30th 2016, 6:15 AM 29,570 Views 6 Comments

Eoin Burke died from leukaemia aged 49 just a few weeks ago.

# leukaemia - Friday 6 November, 2015

"Miracle" as baby girl (1) cured of cancer with pioneering treatment
# World First
# World First

"Miracle" as baby girl (1) cured of cancer with pioneering treatment

Nov 6th 2015, 7:51 AM 20,722 Views 93 Comments

Layla Richards had leukaemia, but was cured thanks to treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

# leukaemia - Thursday 17 September, 2015

The Gardaí took on a very tiny and very adorable recruit yesterday
# Mini Garda
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# Mini Garda

The Gardaí took on a very tiny and very adorable recruit yesterday

Sep 17th 2015, 7:44 PM 7,605 Views 4 Comments

His name’s Ceejay and he’s the boss.

# leukaemia - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future
# Sick
# Sick

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future

Aug 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,311 Views 31 Comments

“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.

# leukaemia - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

Jul 15th 2015, 1:18 PM 24,543 Views 36 Comments

The president of the UCI has warned that the American cyclist “may not get quite the welcome he would like”.

# leukaemia - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

People on Twitter are sending heartwarming drawings to a little girl with cancer
# Agatha The Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Agatha The Superhero

People on Twitter are sending heartwarming drawings to a little girl with cancer

Feb 25th 2015, 7:34 AM 2,016 Views 0 Comments

Too lovely.

# leukaemia - Monday 16 June, 2014

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment
# Wonder Drug
# Wonder Drug

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment

Jun 16th 2014, 9:45 PM 32,821 Views 82 Comments

Nine Irish people have been treated with Ibrutinib thus far.

# leukaemia - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia
# Living Drug
# Living Drug

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia

Feb 19th 2014, 8:43 PM 15,500 Views 19 Comments

The treatment was found to work in 88 percent of patients, say the New York scientists undertaking the project.

# leukaemia - Sunday 25 November, 2012

#Chuckstrong: Cheerleaders shave heads before Colts game
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

#Chuckstrong: Cheerleaders shave heads before Colts game

Nov 25th 2012, 9:07 PM 3,082 Views 2 Comments

Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with Leukemia and the team are continuing to show support.

# leukaemia - Friday 19 October, 2012

Young mum needs €25k to fulfil her dying wish
# Dying Wish
# Dying Wish

Young mum needs €25k to fulfil her dying wish

Oct 19th 2012, 12:16 PM 30,601 Views 69 Comments

Fundraising campaign set up to send Marta Salacka, who has been diagnosed with leukaemia, home to Poland to die in peace surrounded by her family and friends.

# leukaemia - Friday 6 July, 2012

The hardest part is over, says Stiliyan Petrov of cancer battle
# AFC
From The42
# AFC

The hardest part is over, says Stiliyan Petrov of cancer battle

Jul 6th 2012, 11:25 AM 571 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian was diagnosed with leukaemia in March, ruling him out of the conclusion of Villa’s season, and has since undergone regular chemotherapy.

# leukaemia - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated
# Alive And Kicking
# Alive And Kicking

Clive James: Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

Jun 23rd 2012, 3:22 PM 5,908 Views 7 Comments

The 72-year-old broadcaster has hit back at media reports that said he was very close to dying.

# leukaemia - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Childhood CT scans 'could triple leukaemia and brain cancer risk'
# Cancer
# Cancer

Childhood CT scans 'could triple leukaemia and brain cancer risk'

Jun 7th 2012, 8:39 AM 1,848 Views 5 Comments

A study at Newcastle University showed that CT scans in children could triple their risk of contracting brain cancer or leukaemia when older. This is the first long-term study of its kind.

# leukaemia - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines
# Holiday Time
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# Holiday Time

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines

Apr 19th 2012, 10:39 AM 231 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal midfielder and Aston Villa striker are cursing injuries as the vital fixtures arrive thick and fast

# leukaemia - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Legendary Olympic gold medalist dies following leukaemia battle
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Legendary Olympic gold medalist dies following leukaemia battle

Apr 15th 2012, 12:32 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

Murray Rose, who won four medals at the Games, has passed away aged 73.

# leukaemia - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Woman charged with faking cancer to get 'dream wedding'
# Not Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Not Cancer

Woman charged with faking cancer to get 'dream wedding'

Apr 11th 2012, 3:03 PM 7,468 Views 16 Comments

Jessica Vega, 25, received her wedding dress, rings and honeymoon as donations – people thought she was terminally ill.

# leukaemia - Friday 9 March, 2012

Loughnane calls for more transparency in GAA
# Conjecture
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# Conjecture

Loughnane calls for more transparency in GAA

Mar 9th 2012, 7:10 AM 264 Views 0 Comments

The hurling legend has also weighed in on the managers’ pay debate.

# leukaemia - Thursday 8 March, 2012

'No excuse' for distress caused by death rumours, says Loughnane
# Ger Loughnane
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# Ger Loughnane

'No excuse' for distress caused by death rumours, says Loughnane

Mar 8th 2012, 3:16 PM 6,537 Views 3 Comments

Ger Loughnane has described the strain caused by rumours of his death last summer as an “extremely difficult” moment in his fight against cancer.

# leukaemia - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll
# Bald Barbie
From The Daily Edge
# Bald Barbie

Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll

Jan 11th 2012, 9:34 PM 5,222 Views 30 Comments

A Facebook campaign asking Mattel to manufacturer a Barbie undergoing cancer treatment is gaining worldwide steam.

# leukaemia - Monday 27 June, 2011

Ger Loughnane undergoing treatment for cancer
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

Ger Loughnane undergoing treatment for cancer

Jun 27th 2011, 2:05 PM 2,499 Views 15 Comments

Former All-Ireland winning manager Ger Loughnane has been diagnosed with leukaemia.