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Myelodysplastic Syndrome

How Not to Raise Your Tween Daughter

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

I am the "father" to my nearly-12-year-old bone marrow "daughter." Twelve years ago, I received a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic synd...

Donating My Bone Marrow to Dad

David Park | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

When I learned that I was a suitable donor, I realized our lives had come full circle. This is my chance to give something back to someone who has unconditionally given so much to me.

'We Were Unable To Fathom That Life Could One Day Turn Fragile'

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

As live-for-the-moment eighth graders, Ellen and I were unable to fathom that life could one day turn fragile.

Robin Roberts To Undergo Bone Marrow Transplant

Posted 09.20.2012 | Healthy Living

"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts, 51, is undergoing a bone marrow transplant today (Sept. 20), months after announcing her diagnosis wit...

Another Tricky Case of Celebrity Illness: Robin Roberts

Barron H. Lerner | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Barron H. Lerner

Being severely ill is a painful physical and mental process, even if your celebrity status can garner you thousands, and even millions, of well-wishers.

Robin Roberts Announces Myelodysplastic Syndrome Diagnosis: What Is It?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living

UPDATED Aug. 1: Robin Roberts announced that she will be taking one or two weeks off ahead of her planned medical leave after being diagnosed with mye...

Good Afternoon, You Have Cancer

Suleika Jaouad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women
Suleika Jaouad

"Acute Myeloid Leukemia," my doctor said last May. I was 22 years old. My friends were busy starting their lives, and I was worried that mine might end before it had really begun.

Why I Take Animal-Tested Drugs

Simon Chaitowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Simon Chaitowitz

Throughout the past six years, I have felt terribly guilty about the drugs and procedures I've undergone because I know that so many animals have suffered in their development.