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June 19, 2014

A sign of good things to come

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Long days in the hospital can be, well, long. For anyone. But when you’re a soon-to-be sixth-grader, they can seem doubly so. Add to that repeated chemotherapy treatments, partial isolation, and a three-month wait for a bone-marrow transplant, and you’ve got a recipe for, well, antsiness. So you can understand why Lacey McClain from Pine Island, […]

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Tags: Be The Match, Chemotherapy, Leukemia


February 6, 2014

Got a match?

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It isn’t easy for a 12-year-old to sit still. It is especially difficult for an active, independent 12-year-old like Lacey McClain, who, until her diagnosis of T-Cell ALL Lymphoma, had been active in school, sports, orchestra, and with family and friends. Lacey is waiting on a donor match for a bone marrow transplant. She is […]

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Tags: Be The Match, bone marrow, Bone Marrow Transplant, T-Cell ALL Lymphonma


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