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Blood Cancer

Why Kim Kardashian West Wants You To Become A Bone Marrow Donor

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Kim Kardashian West is using her huge social media platform to do some public good. This week, she’s calling attention to a major public health prob...

Why I Donated My Bone Marrow To A Total Stranger

Women's Health | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Women's Health

A year and a half later, I haven't heard how my bone-marrow recipient is doing. Delete Blood Cancer hasn't come back to me asking for another bone marrow donation, so I'm hoping that's a good thing and that she's doing great. But if they do call me back, whether it's for her or someone else, I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

Baby With Incurable Leukemia Cured With Designer Immune Cells

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A baby whom doctors thought almost certain to die has been cleared of a previously incurable leukemia in the first ...

Red Meat for the Cancer Survivor's Soul

Bret Hoekema | Posted 11.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

After reading my essay written this past winter entitled The Precarious Space Between Chemotherapy and Work, a friend and supporter of mine who is of ...

Gratitude Boot Camp

Robbi Rucker | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

I wouldn't have picked getting a cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2013 but I'm allowing this ongoing challenge to be an opportunity for personal growth; working on healing my body, mind and spirit.

Basic Facts of Cord Blood Banking

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

At my first doctor appointment, my OBGYN brought up the topic and initially, my husband and I thought it was a no-brainer. However, as time progressed, I became curious and slightly skeptical.

I Believe in the Power of People to Save Lives

Katharina Harf | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Katharina Harf

The fact is, most people know very little about the bone marrow donation process, and quite often, have outdated or inaccurate ideas about how it works.


Bret Hoekema | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

I am home. Back in Chicago. Gathering my wind from the Windy City. A second chance from the Second City. After one hundred and eleven days in New York City for medical treatment, I am home.

Becoming LampStrong

Matt Lampson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Lampson

The experience of being on the brink of death and fighting for one's own life truly changed me. It made me realized what was most important in life. My values, goals, desire, passion, priorities and drive had all changed. If I was capable of beating cancer, there was not a thing in the world that I could not do. Cancer has made me the person I am today.

A Potential Treatment For Leukemia?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.15.2013 | Healthy Living

Researchers who want to treat patients with blood cancer have turned to an unlikely ally to wipe out leukemia cells: a non-replicating virus. In a ...

How a Facebook Page Helped Us Find the Joy in Mother's Day Even When Mom Is Sick

Justin Klein | Posted 07.10.2013 | Good News
Justin Klein

What had started out as local support transformed into a worldwide movement that is averaging more than three donor matches a month to help save the lives of other mothers, fathers, sons and daughters battling blood cancer.

WATCH: Unique Hospital Ceremony Fulfills Mom's Dying Wish

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2013 | Good News

Ben Linnabary fulfilled his mother's dying wish by graduating from high school in a ceremony at her Ohio hospital bedside, as shown in a touching YouT...

The Power of Caring

Bernd Beetz | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Bernd Beetz

Giving back gives us a guiding shared purpose that is greater than any self-interest, which makes us stronger as an organization. The power of caring cannot be measured in dollars, but is immeasurably valuable to all companies.

Robert Pattinson Takes A Bite Out Of Blood Cancers | Posted 10.08.2011 | Impact

Robert Pattinson was still rocking his asymmetrical haircut to accept the honor of Choice vampire at tonight's Teen Choice Awards in LA. Rachel Bilson...

UPDATE: New Yorkers Turn Out For Ahtyana Johnson, HuffPost Blogger Searching For Lifesaving Bone Marrow Match

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last week, HuffPost Impact brought you the story of Ahtyana Johnson, a 17-year-old budding track star who was diagnosed with blood cancer. She is sear...

17-Year-Old Track Star Fighting for Her Life

Ahtyana Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ahtyana Johnson

In September, my life changed forever. I was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. Within the past two months, everything is different. The 5 a.m. training days I once dreaded, I would now gladly welcome.

4 Cancers Being A Vegetarian Prevents | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want to avoid blood, bone marrow, bladder and stomach cancer? (Um, yes.) Try a vegetarian diet....