Kylie's Kids: Ava And AudreyThere is some incredible research and groundbreaking treatments happening at Masonic Children's Hospital, one of which is a new treatment for leukemia. The first person to receive that treatment was this week's Kylie's Kid, 7-year-old Ava.
Fmr. Gopher & His Brother Aim To Make Cancer Patients ComfortableIt's been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.
Accomplish MN: Samantha Gets Her Wish Of Meeting A MermaidSamantha Crook is a sweet, soft-spoken first grader with a ready smile. But over the last two years, she's had to overcome a lot. "In Samantha's case, she was never sick. She was sick for just about two to three days before she was diagnosed, so we had no indication," Samantha’s mom, Teri Crook, said.
'Amazing Race' Fan With Leukemia Gets Thrill Of A LifetimeTo say 8-year-old Molly Vergin is a fan of the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race" might be an understatement. "I think there's only one season that I haven't seen," Molly said. "I think it's funny because they have to do a lot of weird different challenges." She's no stranger to adventure; she's already visited 37 states
Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come TrueThursday's snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen's dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children's Hospital. He's been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park's Snocross track in Shakopee.
Wild Players Honoring Stillwater Boy With Leukemia During Annual FundraiserThe Minnesota Wild Foundation is holding its biggest fundraiser of the year on Dec. 1 at A'bulae in St. Paul.
Marrow Donor Shows Life-Saving ProcessFor the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma, there is a cure. It lives inside of each and every one of us, and the only way to save a life is by donating marrow.
Connor Cosgrove's Final Chemo Treatment Is The Start Of Something GreaterA little over a week ago, Gopher football player Connor Cosgrove walked out of Amplatz Children's Hospital cancer-free.
Fund Set Up For Family Of 1st Somali-American Elected To Public Office In Minn. A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Hussein Samatar, the first Somali elected to public office in Minnesota, who passed away over the weekend after a long struggle with leukemia.
1st Somali-American To Hold Public Office In MN Dies A Minneapolis school board member who was celebrated for breaking barriers has passed away. Hussein Samatar died Sunday at the age of 45 from complications with his battle with leukemia.
After Passing Away, Teen Lights Up Scoreboard Again A St. Louis Park teenager who died after a battle with leukemia is being remembered in a very special way. Eighteen-year-old Derrick Keller was a stand-out high school baseball player and was offered a scholarship to Southwest Minnesota State University. But before he could go to college, he was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away last summe
MN WR Wins Award For Never Saying No To LeukemiaIn 2010, Gophers wide receiver Connor Cosgrove was diagnosed with leukemia. It was a diagnosis that changed his life, but in a way that he's working hard to make is for the better.