Leukemia

Landon Riddle "vaping" (credit: CBS)

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, and a woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

09/24/2014

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‘Joseph’s Journey’ Takes Kids With Terminal Illnesses Fishing

Children living with terminal illness had the chance to forget about their medical treatments and just get a day to be a kid.

06/09/2014

Myles Beute (credit: Facebook)

Cancer Patient Gets Wish: Riding With Jake Burton In Vail

A ninth grader from Michigan, undergoing monthly treatments for leukemia, asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation to set him up for a day on the slopes with Jake Burton.

03/05/2014

Sierra and Landon Riddle (credit: CBS)

Mom Changes Mind On Chemo Treatments For Son

She said she wouldn’t do it, but now a Colorado Springs mother treating her young son’s cancer with marijuana has put him back on chemotherapy.

10/12/2013

Sierrra and Landon Riddle (credit: CBS)

Mother Refuses Chemotherapy For Son, Using Pot-Related Product

A Colorado woman says a doctor may turn her into the state because she is refusing chemotherapy treatments for her child and is instead using a product related to marijuana.

08/27/2013

Elizabeth Bateman (credit: CBS)

Woman Accused Of Faking Cancer Turns Herself In To Police

A 34-year-old woman accused of faking cancer turned herself into authorities in Routt County on Friday.

05/11/2013

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Cops Fighting Cancer Bring Holiday Cheer To Youngest Patients

For children the holidays usually mean a time surrounded by the love of a family, but for the youngest cancer patients the holidays can be a season spent surrounded by doctors, treatment and fear.

12/18/2012

Molly Nash (credit: CBS)

Colorado Teen Gets Wish To Meet Johnny Depp

A Colorado teenager who was born with a rare genetic disease that kept her from producing healthy bone marrow and later led to leukemia will have her wish come true.

09/18/2011

Marie Brady and Joe Alpers (credit: CBS)

Denver Couple Determined To Find A Marrow Match

All it takes is a simple swab of the cheek to give hope to a blood cancer patient. That puts people on a national registry and that could save a life.

04/26/2011

Bobra Goldsmith (credit: CBS)

‘Llama Lady’ Loses Battle With Leukemia

A woman CBS4 introduced to viewers when a wildfire destroyed her home last year has died of leukemia.

12/07/2010

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