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  Honoree Quiz

1) What type of Leukemia or Lymphoma was each honoree diagnosed with?

    Susan Conrad?
    James Draper?
    Jessica Waidelich?
    Laila Brown?
2) When did Jamie finish chemotherapy?

3) When does Susan begin treatment?

4) When does Jessi finish treatment?

5) When is Laila's birthday and how old will she be?

6) What is Susan's favorite SAG food?

7) Which honoree has a new bike?  (bonus points if you know where and how he purchased it!)

8) Name two of Jessi's hobbies: ______________ _______________

9) Name two of Laila's hobbies: ______________ _______________

10) Name the honorees and the relatives of honorees that are training with us:  (hint: There are five names!)

    1. ______________________
    2. ______________________
    3. ______________________
    4. ______________________
    5. ______________________


1) The lack of normal white blood cells impairs a body's ability to fight infections.

2) Easy bruising and paleness are signs of Leukemia.

3) Hodgkin's Disease and non-Hodgkin's are categories of Lymphoma.

4) Leukemia is an inherited disease.

5) Lymph Nodes are the size of beans.

6) Most cases of Leukemia occur in young children.

7) More than half of all blood-related cancers are Lymphomas.

8) Anemia, bone pain and fatigue are symptoms of Myeloma.

9) The incidence of lymphomas decreases with age.

10) Leukemia is the most frequently occurring cancer for minority groups in the U.S.


  1. Acute
  2. Chronic
  3. Malignant
  4. Bone Marrow
  5. Immunoglobulins
  6. Lymphocytes
  7. Gleevec
  1. The spongy tissue that occupies the central cavity of the bone and where blood cell development takes place.
  2. A type of white blood cell.
  3. Disease that progresses slowly and permits growth of more developed cells. This allows mature cells to carry out some of the normal functions.
  4. Abnormal or cancerous.
  5. Rapidly progressing disease that affects mostly cells that are unformed or not fully developed.
  6. A drug that blocks the oncogene-encoded protein that instigates the transformation to a leukemic cell. It has been shown to normalize blood cell counts in patients.
  7. Antibodies

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