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21 Apr

Rally For Nolan

Brittany Blake 0 Comments in Rally Kids

Rally for Nolan Nolan started vomiting occasionally around July 2009 and I thought it was just a little stomach virus.  Instead of getting better Nolan continued to vomit every morning which turned into everyday all day. Then came the headaches.  When his pediatrician couldn't find anything wrong we were referred to a GI doctor who ordered ...

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11 Apr

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Brina Potvin 0 Comments in Rally Events

Click on Esme to learn more about her fight against childhood cancer!   "Volunteers are so vital to Rally, so much so that they're even a huge part of our mission statement! Our desire is to empower volunteers across the country to raise awareness and funds...

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08 Apr

Casual Day for a Cause

Casual Day for a Cause Volunteer spotlight on Jenny Hillman “Her cancer is back.” These are the words I heard on my 3rd day of work at Alston & Bird, in August of 2010. The “her” they were referring to was Hailey, my friend and former co-worker, Mark’s 2-year-old daughter. She had been in remission from...

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03 Apr

Rally Research In Action

Dr. John Crispino 0 Comments in Rally Research

Rally Research In Action My passion is to better understand the genetic basis of leukemia in order to develop better therapies. My laboratory specializes in studying the link between Down syndrome and leukemia, because these children have a high rate of cancer: they are at a 500-fold increased risk of a rare subtype of myeloid leukemia and a 20-fold increased risk of a common childhood leukemia B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL). Given the...

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