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Colin Powell’s Son Delivers Emotional Tribute to Late Father [Video]

The son of the late Colin Powell delivered an emotional eulogy on Friday about the former general and secretary of state.

Powell died on Oct. 18 due to complications from Covid-19 even though he was fully vaccinated. Powell was 84 years old and was immunocompromised from his battles with both Parkinson’s and multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that attacks white blood cells.

Speaking at his father’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral, Michael Powell, who was Powell’s only son, spoke glowingly about his father as a caring and loving parent and leader.

“My father made a monumental difference. He lived. He lived well,” he remarked. “I’ve heard it asked ‘Are we still making his kind?’ I believe that the answer to that question is up to us.”

“To honor his legacy, I hope we do more than consign him to the history books. I hope we recommit ourselves to being a nation where we are still …

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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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Cancer And The Comeback | Follicular Lymphoma | Andy & Leah [Video]

Hi All!I'm Andy McAslan, and through this channel we'll be telling the story of my journey through cancer. I have a rare blood cancer called follicular lymphma, and me and my partner Leah will be documenting the highs and lows as two young people tackle this together. Welcome to the journey!

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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.