At the age of 24, Liu Zhengchen was enjoying his second year at one of China’s most prestigious business schools and had his whole life with a promising career ahead of him.Saturday, 26 October, 2013, 9:54am
A foundation for leukaemia sufferers says it has become the first non-official charity in Beijing to win permission to raise money directly from the public. The New Sunshine Charity Foundation said it had recently been granted the status, and held a fundraising event in the capital on Tuesday.25 Oct 2013 - 2:00pm
Rightly seen as the outcome of a battle between "patients and profits", the Indian Supreme Court's ruling on Monday against Novartis' demand for a patent for its leukaemia drug Glivec has been hailed as a victory for cancer patients.4 Apr 2013 - 3:17am
A concert by musicians of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra raised HK$575,000 for Kenzo Wilson, an 11-year-old boy who is battling leukaemia and lung complication after a bone marrow transplant.23 Oct 2012 - 4:28pm
Golf-loving Kenzo Wilson was thrilled to be back on a course after a stint in hospital - but his joy was short-lived.18 Oct 2012 - 3:54am 1 comment
Doctors at Queen Mary Hospital have set up a database on leukaemia treatment which they hope will lead to an expensive cancer-fighting drug being made available at a fraction of its current price.11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
'Two years ago I found out I had leukaemia,' Form Six student Prudence Ho Yan-sin said, as she began to tell how her world fell apart.
She described the nine brutal months of chemotherapy that followed; the inability to eat, the pain and the isolation which made her feel 'barely human anymore'.12 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Of all the cancers, leukaemia is perhaps one of the most lethal because there are no obvious symptoms associated with the illness, according to a cancer specialist.
Leukaemia strikes at the body's blood cells, including the lymphatic system and bone marrow. It is a complex disease and there are different types.3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am