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  • As September days turned to late autumn, my world fell apart with the onset of Grandmother India's leukemia and her death on October 24.†   (source)
  • They weren't saying it was cancer or leukemia but they weren't saying it wasn't.†   (source)
  • She hears the words childhood leukemia, or maybe he says lymphoma, and what's the difference anyway?†   (source)
  • At age eighty-three, my dad was diagnosed with leukemia.†   (source)
  • She had leukemia; she'd known it since last summer.†   (source)
  • I was too much alive: car, college, dating, etc. But my kid brother died of leukemia when he was just 17 years old.†   (source)
  • She described Joseph, a leukemia patient who'd missed school for treatment and had the hardest time understanding fractions.†   (source)
  • And he prayed that his family would be protected from the atom bomb disease called leukemia.†   (source)
  • The clinic has disfigurations, leukemias, thyroid cancers, immune systems that do not function.†   (source)
  • Hoerni bristled, before admitting that he'd been diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a fatal form of leukemia.†   (source)
  • Leukemia outbreaks among children were reported.†   (source)
  • She was dying of leukemia.†   (source)
  • But the most chilling coincidence — the one that gave me an eerie feeling — was that he died of leukemia, cousin of the same degenerative disease that was coursing through me.†   (source)
  • There was Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.†   (source)
  • A leukemia?†   (source)
  • He got leukemia and died when we were up in Maine, on July 18, 1946.†   (source)
  • Through an unknown mechanism, it inhibited the reproduction of the virus responsible for myelogenous leukemia.†   (source)
  • A girl with a fat black braid and glasses says, "My sister died of leukemia, and you should have seen the flowers and the sympathy."†   (source)
  • He remained with the DST, battling successive waves of leftist and Middle East—based terrorism, until 2004, when his beloved wife Collette died after a long struggle with leukemia.†   (source)
  • We were in this crowded room with a lot of other people on phones, making cold calls to raise money for leukemia research.†   (source)
  • Trust me when I tell you that everything can go from fine and dandy to dark and depressing faster than you can say "acute lymphoblastic leukemia."†   (source)
  • It caused bone cancer and leukemia.†   (source)
  • I have leukemia, she thought, I am dying of leukemia, like my cousin Tadeusz, and all of Dr. Blackstock's treatment is only a kindly masquerade.†   (source)
  • And in 1931 a disease that up to then even he had never heard of,leukemia, caused his death in a matter of weeks, at the age of fifty-two.†   (source)
  • It doesn't do a person any harm not to be radiated; in fact it's a bit safer — leukemia and some types of cancer are almost unknown there.†   (source)
  • She had leukemia?   (source)
    leukemia = a type of cancer that forms in the bone marrow, causing abnormal white blood cell development
  • He had leukemia.   (source)
  • I watched The Entrance with her once and totally cried when that girl died of leukemia.†   (source)
  • These were long days, but eventually the does figured out that my daughter didn't have leukemia.†   (source)
  • Leukemia is a disease of the blood, one that runs its course throughout a person's body.†   (source)
  • I am not entirely sure what all she said, but what I heard was, leukemia.†   (source)
  • It killed the virus of polio, rabies, leukemia, and the common wart.†   (source)
  • I wish Thomas Stone had this leukemia instead of you.†   (source)
  • "But you can't have leukemia," Sadako said  quickly.†   (source)
  • What'll I do if Pete— "I'm afraid," Dan said, "that Pete is slipping into leukemia."†   (source)
  • Without those tissues, we would have no tests for diseases like hepatitis and HIV; no vaccines for rabies, smallpox, measles; none of the promising new drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, colon cancer.†   (source)
  • Sometimes on his lunch hour he would go and sit in his red Fiat and think about the daughter he had lost to leukemia.†   (source)
  • Grandmother, grandfather, uncle, aunt, some had a parent, rarer was a sister or brother lost young to an illness—a heart irregularity—leukemia—an unpronounceable disease.†   (source)
  • Who died of leukemia?†   (source)
  • Jamie Sullivan had leukemia ….†   (source)
  • It turned out that at the age of thirty-one, Moore had hairy-cell leukemia, a rare and deadly cancer that filled his spleen with malignant blood cells until it bulged like an overfilled inner tube.†   (source)
  • The leukemia novel.†   (source)
  • Her cells were part of research into the genes that cause cancer and those that suppress it; they helped develop drugs for treating herpes, leukemia, influenza, hemophilia, and Parkinson's disease; and they've been used to study lactose digestion, sexually transmitted diseases, appendicitis, human longevity, mosquito mating, and the negative cellular effects of working in sewers.†   (source)
  • Leukemia   (source)
  • She will miss all of these moments, and a thousand more—not because of a tragedy like a car accident or childhood leukemia—but because Shay Bourne made the decision that she didn't deserve any of these things.†   (source)
  • I think it's there to answer the really hard questions that arise when the world doesn't work the way it's supposed to—like when your child dies of leukemia, or you're fired after twenty years of hard work.†   (source)
  • His meditations were polluted with threats of dread diseases like Ewing's tumor and leukemia; he saw his infant son die two or three times every week because he had never taught his wife how to stop arterial bleeding; watched, in tearful, paralyzed silence, his whole family electrocuted, one after the other, at a baseboard socket because he had never told her that a human body would conduct electricity; all four went up in flames almost every night when the water heater exploded and…†   (source)
  • Though he died of leukemia, it now felt to me as if he'd given up his life from the time we were infants so that Shiva and I should have ours.†   (source)
  • Of course she didn't have leukemia.†   (source)
  • By now Sadako realized that she had leukemia, but she also knew that some patients recovered from the disease.†   (source)
  • Not quite a leukemia, but brewing into one; it's called 'myeloid metaplasia,' " he said, pronouncing it carefully as if it were something delicate and exquisitely wrought.†   (source)
  • I have leukemia from the bomb.†   (source)
  • Once her mother cried, "Leukemia!†   (source)
  • One of the swans, a small male considerably less agile and scruffier than the others, had also been injured near the eye—doubtless in encounter with some savage Brooklyn biped—and was left with a walleyed appearance that reminded Sophie of her cousin Tadeusz from Lodz, who had died many years before, at thirteen, of leukemia.†   (source)
  • They seemed to be blood bruises, but his blood tests did not suggest leukemia.†   (source)
  • Over the years, the appearance of "purple spots," tiny surface hemorrhages symptomatic of leukemia, came to be dreaded by hibakusha.†   (source)
  • Above all, it was evident by 1950 that the incidence of leukemia in hibakusha was much higher than normal; among those who had been exposed within one kilometre of the hypocenter, the incidence was reported to be between ten and fifty times above the norm.†   (source)
  • And, later on, other forms of cancer besides leukemia, with longer periods of latency, were showing up at higher than normal rates: carcinomas of the thyroid, the lungs, the breast, the salivary glands, the stomach, the liver, the urinary tract, and the male and female reproductive organs.†   (source)
  • Honey, Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia.†   (source)
  • The theater kid who wrote the song about how leukemia made Rachel want to scream-ia?†   (source)
  • My name is Darth Vader, and I'm the president of Evil Villains In favor of Leukemia, a.k.a. EVIL.†   (source)
  • So it turns out leukemia is cancer of the blood cells.†   (source)
  • Appearing in the lower left-hand corner:
    In favor of
    DARTH VADER†   (source)
  • I found out about Rachel's leukemia on a Tuesday.†   (source)
  • I heard about your leukemia, and I'm calling to make you feel better.†   (source)
  • And with leukemia, you have to do that to someone's entire body.†   (source)
  • I didn't know, for starters, what leukemia was.†   (source)
  • So I should probably try to explain what leukemia is just in case you are confused about it.†   (source)
  • Kiya Arnold: "My cousin died of leukemia.†   (source)
  • Chapter 25 — A MORON'S GUIDE TO LEUKEMIA   (source)
  • Leukemia is my favorite thing in the world!†   (source)
  • Rachel Kushner got acute myelogenous leukemia our senior year.†   (source)
  • I found out about Rachel's leukemia pretty much as soon as I got home.†   (source)
  • We sure do love leukemia!†   (source)
  • "Acute" means that the leukemia basically came out of nowhere and is growing really quickly, and "myelogenous" has to do with bone marrow.†   (source)
  • Now, because I love leukemia so much, I am going to go make out with my sister, the Baroness Anastasia DeCobray!†   (source)
  • Nothing makes me happier than leukemia.†   (source)
  • But leukemia is cancer of the blood and bone marrow, so it's spread throughout your entire body, so you can't just go in and cut it out with knives.†   (source)
  • We just think leukemia is the greatest.†   (source)
  • Rachel Kushner / Don't you push her / She's got leukemia / and she probably wants to scream-ia / But she's everybody's friend!†   (source)
  • So Madison's leukemia-activated Friend Hormones had begun pumping through her system, and now she was showing her friendship by sitting with us during lunch.†   (source)
  • Rachel wasn't fighting leukemia.†   (source)
  • Hey, I heard you got leukemia.†   (source)
  • It's the most common kind of cancer that teenagers get, although the specific kind Rachel had—acute myelogenous leukemia—is not the normal kind for teens.†   (source)
  • So if this were a normal book about a girl with leukemia, I would probably talk a shitload about all the meaningful things Rachel had to say as she got sicker and sicker, and also probably we would fall in love and have some incredibly fulfilling romantic thing and she would die in my arms.†   (source)
  • This film, a loose homage to leukemia victim Rachel Kushner, is perhaps most noteworthy for its confusing mishmash of styles, incorporating documentary footage, confessionals, stopmotion animation, and puppetry in what can only be thought of as a huge mess.†   (source)
  • I'm leukemia.†   (source)
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