Bone Marrow Transplant

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Not All Stem Cells Are Created Equal

TORONTO - Stem cells from bone marrow have been helping people with diseases like leukemia to rebuild a healthy blood system for half a century. But now Canadian researchers have determined that not a...

With Tragedy Comes Beauty

No, this is not about the horrific situation that has gripped the city of Boston. This is about a horrific situation that gripped a family. My extended family. My cousins, to be exact. A few weeks ago, my cousins Warren Roll and Kelly Goodman were told that their four-year-old daughter Jayden had cancer.

My Post-Cancer "Re-Birth" Day

What feels like a lifetime ago, I was a shell of a human, having endured a cancer diagnosis. My memories of this experience are especially close to the surface every year around this time, on what I call my "re"-birthday: the anniversary of my bone marrow transplant.