3 kids in one small town have same rare cancer. Is Katrina or the oil spill to blame?
Parents of three children diagnosed with DIPG, a rare brain cancer, wonder if their proximity to the Ocean Springs community is a factor. Two of the three have died in the last eight years and the third is in hospice care.
Sophia Myers died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, less than a month from her eighth birthday. She had been diagnosed in February with DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer. Sophia captured the hearts of people across South Mississippi and the country as she br
Sophia and Josh Myers have had to make many difficult decisions about the treatment for their daughter, Sophia, who was diagnosed with DIPG in February. There are several hospitals that are doing studies on different treatments for the disease, bu
Angel Myers says her faith in God has been strengthened since her seven-year-old daughter, Sophia, was diagnosed with DIPG, a fatal brain cancer. Myers said she wants something good to come of her illness.
A group of Sophia Myers’ friends gathered to make a video for her to let her know how much they loved her and missed her while she was battling a rare brain cancer. Myers was diagnosed in February with DIPG when she was seven.
This is Diagnosis: Death, a seven-month Sun Herald investigation into DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor that has affected at least three children in Jackson County. The series publishes on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.
Inda Martin, who turned 108 years old, got her birthday wish when she got her first bus ride, which included a stop at Stone Elementary School. She was serenaded by kindergarten students, who sang 'Wheels on the Bus' and 'Happy Birthday.'
A 37-year-old Baton Rouge, Louisiana man named Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police officers early Tuesday morning in an incident captured on video that has been widely circulated online. The graphic video, captured outside a convenience s