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Mary Ann Moroney, after giving up her baby boy for adoption, then marrying a man named John Lane, went on to have a daughter named Patricia Lane -- Palmer's biological half sister -- but Patricia died of leukemia in 1987 at the age of 40.
High costs and copayments for Novartis’ Gleevec, which treats a form of leukemia, are associated with patients delaying or skipping doses, said researcher Stacie Dusetzina of Vanderbilt University.
Kirk was diagnosed with leukemia last month and has about three years of treatment ahead of him.
A year after his friend died of leukemia, Stone began to create it.
His daughter, Sofia, had been diagnosed with leukemia.
Mackey and his wife, Tami, lost a son and a daughter to different forms of leukemia within 30 months of each other starting in June 2011.
Bush will be laid to rest at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, buried next to her daughter Robin, who died as a child from leukemia.
The couple’s 3-year-old daughter, Robin, who died in 1953 of leukemia, is also buried at the site.
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LEUKEMIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leukemia for English Language Learners
medical : a very serious disease in which the body forms too many white blood cells
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