The 4th Annual Keira Kilbane Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is on Sunday, July 15th. The event starts at the Station Road Bridge Trailhead located at the intersection of Riverview Road and Chippewa Creek Drive in Brecksville, OH. The 5K will head towards Red Lock Trail. The 1 Mile Fun Run will head…

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The Keira Kilbane Foundation will once again be working a water station for the Medina Half Marathon. Our location is still to be determined, but we have been stationed by Salon Evangelene the last two years. We will have the opportunity to raise awareness about our foundation through banner, signs, and wearing our own t-shirts. We…

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The Keira Kilbane Foundation is once again a Cleveland Marathon Friend Charity. The purpose of our participation is to spread awareness about our foundation and childhood cancer. Crowdrise is being used to help raise donations for all the charity partners, each with our own page. All donations to the Keira Kilbane Foundation will be through…

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The Salon Evanglene team is staying late and donating their time & talent to raise money for the Keira Kilbane Foundation! By Appointment Only – call 330-725-1234. • Women’s Haircut $50 Donation • Manicure $30 Donation • Brow Shaping $20 Donation • Girls (10 & under) Donation Haircut $30 Donation Women & girls can donate…

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What is an infection? Infection is invasion of the body by disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, virus, and fungi. Ordinarily, a healthy immune system can effectively fight off these pathogens. In severe cases, your physicians can prescribe antimicrobial agents to treat and eliminate most of these organisms. Why are cancer patients more prone to infections?…

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What is Leukemia? Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It usually develops in the bone marrow- the spongy tissue inside the bones. The bone marrow is the “factory“ which produces all the cells in our blood. Here is a diagram of blood cell production with the different types of…

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What is Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)? Infant ALL is a relatively uncommon type of leukemia and occurs in children less than 12 months of age. It occurs in approximately 2-4 percent of all childhood ALL cases. Research has shown that infant ALL represents a distinct and unique biological subtype of leukemia. The prognosis for…

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