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Boy Fighting Leukemia Enjoys Hamburger Dinner With Santa In North Pole CBS Los Angeles [Video]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KOVR-TV) – A 7-year-old California boy diagnosed with leukemia wished to meet Santa Claus and have a hamburger dinner at the North Pole — and that wish was granted. In July 2021, Santa sent a video message to young Pastor to let him know they would meet on November 1 in Sacramento. The rest was a surprise.

“It melts my heart, especially in this time that…my sister’s not here. This means a lot to me for him to be happy,” said Teresa Silva, Pastor’s aunt. 

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Pastor arrived at the Downtown Sacramento Macy’s in a limo Monday morning and was greeted by store employees dressed in their “North Pole best.” Inside waiting, Santa Claus and a workshop space transformed to take Pastor to the North Pole like he wished to do.

He wrote his letter to Santa Claus, with specifics on their day: hamburgers for …

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Second-line CAR-T therapy in B-cell lymphoma [Video]

Peter M. Riedell, MD, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, shares updates from the Phase III ZUMA-7 trial (NCT03391466) of the anti CD19 axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel), a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL). A superior event-free survival and overall survival were reported in the axi-cel arm and the findings corroborate with data from the Phase III TRANSFORM trial (NCT03575351), demonstrating the potential of CAR T-cell therapy as a second-line option for LBCL. This interview took place at the 63rd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition congress in Atlanta, GA.

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Boy Fighting Leukemia Enjoys Hamburger Dinner With Santa In North Pole CBS Philly [Video]

A 7-year-old Woodland boy diagnosed with leukemia wished to meet Santa Claus and have a hamburger dinner at the North Poleand that wish was granted.

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Seneca Valley Football Teams Draws Inspiration From Athletic Director Diagnosed With Breast Cancer CBS Pittsburgh [Video]

Seneca Valley High School's football team is learning the greatest lessons in life this year.