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stem cell transplant

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Helping Grandpa, bead by bead

A 10-year-old’s craft project becomes a source of motivation for people receiving stem cell transplants.

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A new way to fight

Jeremy Rootes' immune cells are trained to recognize and destroy his lymphoma cells in CAR T-cell therapy, a groundbreaking cancer treatment.

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Battle in the body

Josh Parker beat leukemia a decade ago. Every day since, he battles the aftereffects of treatment with strength, faith and determination.

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‘At no time did I have any fear’

A former high school principal battles his way through four cancers and two transplants. His goal now? To encourage others for however long he has left.

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Saved by his stem cells

At age 17, Joshua Do had never heard of Ewing sarcoma—or the promising treatment known as autologous stem cell transplant.

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In sickness, and in health…

Sally and Greg Brown have shared 33 years of marriage. Now, they share cancer.

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Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

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Outrunning cancer

After a leukemia diagnosis, Doug Ferrin couldn't find a suitable donor when he needed a stem cell transplant. Then cord blood arrived from France.

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Lucky 200

John Volenski had a 200 bowling average. Until cancer struck, and he became the 200th patient of the blood and bone marrow transplant program.

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GVSU football players step up to be bone marrow donors

It's a way to "give back," says one of the dozens of teammates who joined the national registry.

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Game on!

Tom Smart doesn't lament over sick kiddos' conditions. Instead, he celebrates the child within.

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