Scientists Race To Improve 'Living Drugs' To Fight Cancer

Scientists Race To Improve 'Living Drugs' To Fight Cancer

Aaron Reid, 20, of Lucedale, Miss., has been fighting leukemia since he was 9 years old. He has been through chemotherapy and radiation twice, a bone marrow transplant and two other treatments.

But the leukemia keeps coming back. This time, the cancer is all over his body. He can feel the pain in his bones. He's in Bethesda, Md., for what could be his last hope.

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Marshall Academy's 8th Annual Walk to the Fountain

Marshall Academy's 8th Annual Walk to the Fountain

The Foundation is excited to announce an opportunity to partner with Marshall Academy, a free public school for grades K-12 in Marshall, Michigan. The 10th-grade class at Marshall Academy will be hosting their 8th Annual Walk to the Fountain on Friday, May 25th. This year, they have decided that all of the money raised from this event will be donated to The William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation.

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Pediatric cancer data commons aims to accelerate research

Pediatric cancer data commons aims to accelerate research

More than 15,000 children under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Though cancer remains the leading cause of death among children past infancy, childhood cancers account for less than one percent of all cancers diagnosed each year. In comparison, more than 1.6 million adults receive cancer diagnoses annually.

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