leukemia

Relay for Life a big step in cancer fight

I am representing the Auburn Relay for Life. I started walking in 2004, when our granddaughter was diagnosed with medulloblastoma (brain cancer). She was on an experimental drug p ...

First cancer, now Western States

When you have been through what Andrew Sewell has faced, running 100 miles may seem more like a walk in the park. The Granite Bay High graduate defeated leukemia in just over three ...

Foresthill helps a small boy

Saturday night, in the tiny town of Foresthill, the wonderful, caring, dedicated townsfolk held a barbecue/dinner dance/raffle for a wee boy who has been battling leukemia for 6 of ...

Boy fights leukemia with help from friends, family

If Dominic Ramos is able to muster the strength to walk to the kitchen and poke around for snacks in the cupboard — it’s been a good day. But for the 9-year-old boy who used t ...

Community rallies for Auburn man stricken with leukemia

Dan Moores struggled with what to say about the community’s desire to help him and his family. The Auburn Running Company storeowner said he never thought he’d be where is ...

Run to aid ultrarunner with leukemia

A run to benefit a member of the local ultrarunning community will take place Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon at the Placer High School track. “Run a Mile For Dan” is a fundraiser f ...

Iraq War vet battled for health care

Friends and family were hoping an upcoming benefit dinner would help Roseville soldier Matt Bumpus pay for his costly cancer treatment – and, eventually, beat it. Instead, the e ...