B.C. newborn battles rare leukemia

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    Friends and supporters are rallying around a B.C. family whose four-week-old baby is facing months of cancer treatment after being diagnosed with a rare form of infant leukemia.

    David and Rebekah Campbell's daughter Molly was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells, on Christmas Eve.
    The baby was airlifted from Victoria to BC Children's Hospital, and her parents spent Christmas Day at her bedside.
    Their four other children spent the day at home with family members in a Victoria suburb.
    "From there, it's just been a couple of surgeries, and then next week is full-blown chemotherapy," David Campbell said.
    Molly can only be treated in Vancouver. Both parents hope to relocate to the Lower Mainland, which means David may have to quit his job.

    Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/12/31/bc-baby-leukemia.html#ixzz19jrYHRim
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