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  • Frei
  • An interinstitutional protocol for the treatment of leukemia was started by Emil "Tom" Frei at the NCI, involving 3 groups: NCI, RPMI, and Children's Hospital in Buffalo. (wikipedia.org)
  • emotional support
  • In partnership with St. John's Cancer Center of Ventura County, we invite you to join our monthly Family Support Groups designed to offer emotional support and education throughout your cancer journey. (lls.org)
  • Chair
  • The Transition Alliance Board of Directors then ratified the constitution and elected a new Group Chair, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, along with board members to serve on the Executive Committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • O. Ross McIntyre became Group Chair in 1990. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Oncology
  • More than 90% of 13,500 children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States are cared for at Children's Oncology Group member institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2000, the four pediatric groups merged to create the Children's Oncology Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Holland
  • Bob Crichlow recalls Jim Holland as being good at encouraging surgeons to join and trying to give them something to do in the Group, but there were no financial resources to support this activity. (aacrjournals.org)
  • treatment
  • The group will address specific issues related to a blood cancer diagnosis and will provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss concerns, anxieties, feelings related to illness, treatment and other related issues. (lls.org)
  • However, leukemia that occurs as a result of myelodysplasia is notoriously resistant to treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Leukemia involves a genetic abnormality that can begin in a single cell and then multiply rapidly, leading to a disruption in the proportion of cell types in the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • please
  • To attend a group, please contact the facilitator listed or contact the Patient Access staff at LLS. (lls.org)