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Looking back: Toddler's outlook is positive in light of health issues

...June, Linzi, the 2-year-old daughter of Jon and Jen Shoemaker, was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, a rare disease in which a solid tumor is formed by special nerve cells called neuroblasts. That month the toddler started complaining...
Community rallies together to help Sterling family

...Jon, took Linzi to Providence Medical Center in Anchorage where she was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, a rare disease in which a solid tumor (a lump or mass caused by uncontrolled or abnormal cell growth) is formed by special nerve...
Anthrax threats inundating state and local officials

...administrative office were cleared of any traces of the rare disease after one opened a suspicious letter last week, said...happened at about 5 a.m., Hooks said. Anthrax is a rare disease produced by a bacteria caused by spore-forming bacterium...
The strength to grow

...eosinophilic gastroenteritis, or EGE. According to the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders, EGE is a rare disease in which a type of white blood cell, the eosinophil, causes injury and inflammation to the stomach and the small intestine...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

Web posted Monday, November 8, 2004 Painless Rare disease causes little girl to feel no pain AP Photo/Stephen...scratched or cut, Ashlyn never complains because of her rare disease. The 5-year-old is among a small number of people...
Takoda-Quin L. Zimmerman

...1997. He attended Nikiski North Star Elementary and Nikiski Middle/High School. In 2005, he was diagnosed with a rare disease known as ALD. Despite the obstacles this disease presented, he was blessed with incredible strength, perseverance...


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