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From the hospital to the stadium, how a young Astros fan, Waylen Young, beat leukemia and got to watch the ‘Stros [Video]

ATLANTA, Georgia (KTRK) — After watching the 2017 Astros World Series run in the hospital, a young boy beat leukemia and was able to catch the 2021 Astros World Series run in person.

As the Astros prepared for Game 4 of the World Series, their fans braved the weather to catch a glimpse and even a ball.

Each fan had their own reason why they wore orange into enemy territory."(I was) born in Houston, but we moved when I was two years old to Georgia," Astros fan Matthew Wilson explained. "That's where all my family is. I've just always been a fan."

Some fans were hooked thanks to a group of older players.

"It started in the 90s when we had the 'Killer Bees," Bobby Cornel said. "Back then, it was Bagwell, Biggio and Bell."

Other fans wear the orange for players representing a country.

"Because of Yuli," Patricia Soto …

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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.