Author Archives: Steve

What Makes Cord Blood Special?

Banking cord blood can be life saving. Stem cells from cord blood have been used for over 20 years, and treat 80 different diseases, including certain types of cancer and immune disorders. Over 35,000 patients have received a successful transplant, with thousands more being treated every year. Cord blood is considered regenerative medicine, a relatively new [...]
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Ridley Swim Camp Talk

I recently had the opportunity to talk to a group of swim camp participants at the Ridley High School in Delaware County PA. There was a wide range of ages present from 9 – 14 and then some coaches and parents sat in as well. After talking about my background and experiences regarding sport, cancer, and [...]
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Checking In and Checking Up with CLL

I reported out on social media last week that I received a good checkup with from my oncologist last Friday. While that is a very true statement, let me take a minute to elaborate exactly what “good” means. I walk out of his office at the conclusion of any appointment with an agreed upon understanding [...]
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When Life Happens, and Then Doesn’t

I know I’ve been a little quiet as of late. Perhaps you haven’t noticed. It’s been a rough several months for me and my family. I’ll try not to dwell too much on the things that have gone wrong, however, I think mentioning them helps me keep focused on moving forward, with brief pauses for [...]
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Ridley Swim Camp Talk

On Wednesday 8/5 at 6 PM I will speak to this group of kids on perseverance, turning adversity into accomplishment, and balancing sport with life. Camp details are below!     GREEN RAIDER SWIM CAMP The Green Raider Swim Camp provides young athletes with a unique opportunity to becomebetter all-around swimmers, while also having a GREAT time at camp.   Campers [...]
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A Message to our TNT TriRock Philly Athletes

Hey guess what? It’s almost race weekend. I’m not saying that to stir the anxiety pot, I’m saying that because I can’t believe this season is almost over. As I said at SJU yesterday, please DO NOT try to cram months of training into these last two weeks. That is always a recipe for injury. [...]
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Healthy Lifestyle with Eraldo Appearance

I recently appeared on Healthy Lifestyle with Eraldo Maglara and talked about the new book and other fun stuff. Check it out here.
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Still Standing (I Think)

Still Standing (I Think) I know we shouldn’t live our lives in the past. And I know nobody can predict or completely plan for what the future holds, so worrying too much about that is pretty senseless. (And I fully realize that both of those notions are easier said that done.) So then that leaves us [...]
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WEGO Health Guest Blog Post

I was recently asked by WEGO Health to contribute a guest blog post on my leukemia experience. Happy reading! Click HERE to read.
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Living With… Interview

I recently did this podcast interview for “Living With…” I hope you enjoy it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-with…episode-009/id975036684?i=339905118&mt=2
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