Leukemia

Taylor Swift (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift Sings For Young Cancer Patient

Footage of Taylor Swift singing to young 6-year-old Jordan Lee Nickerson hit social media…

08/05/2014

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NorCal Teen With Leukemia Gets His Wish To Go See The World Cup In Brazil

The Make-A-Wish foundation is sending a Salinas teen who suffers from leukemia to see the World Cup soccer matches in Brazil.

06/14/2014

A Bay Area man’s fight against cancer unveiled an even bigger problem for his specific ethnic group--the Filipino American community. He continues to work to beat the odds for him and others like him. Ryan Manansala

Man’s Fight Against Cancer Unveils Challenge Finding Asian-American Bone Marrow Donors

Nearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.

05/26/2014

Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, runs the bases as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Batkid Returns To Gotham City For Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

The 5-year-old known to friends and family as Miles Scott teamed up with San Francisco police officers for ‘Brave the Bay’, a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

12/07/2013

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

San Francisco Police Chief Reflects On Success Of Batkid

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday, “It was really unbelievable. The best part about it is, although the little guy had to get sick to get better … there was no catastrophe, nobody had to die for all these people to show up to spectacularly support his victory.”

11/18/2013

Christian Bale in "The Dark Knight Rises" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Christian Bale On ‘Batkid': ‘It’s So Touching’

The actor said the way people came together to help a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia be “Batkid” for a day was “fantastic”…

11/18/2013

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

Bay Area Sports Stars Go Batty For Batkid

San Francisco 49ers stars — and even coach Jim Harbaugh — all gave shoutouts to 5-year-old Miles Scott. The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Raiders also cheered him, along with Stanford’s baseball team among many others.

11/15/2013

Police escort leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman after they arrest the Riddler as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

San Francisco Transforms Into Gotham City For Boy’s Batman Wish

A young leukemia patient realized his dream to become Batman for a day as an army of volunteers transformed part of San Francisco into ‘Gotham City’ Friday.

11/15/2013

Gotham City News broadcast of Batkid saving Gotham City on November 15, 2013. (CBS)

Video: ‘Gotham City News’ Wraps Up Batkid’s Heroic Day

On Friday, Batkid saved Gotham City (aka San Francisco) from The Riddler and The Penguin, ending a crime wave the city had not seen before. The “Gotham City News” team wraps it up.

11/15/2013

Batkid, his sidekick Batman and police look on after Batkid trapped the Riddler outside a bank vault. (CBS/pool)

Raw Video: Batkid Stops Riddler From Robbing Bank Vault

Batkid stopped the Riddler in his tracks Friday as the dastardly dimwit attempted to rob a bank vault in San Francisco Gotham City.

11/15/2013

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