Category Archives: cancer

Clean Bill

For those keeping score at home, I had a follow up appointment with my favorite oncologist the other day. Everything is GOOD. My blood work is completely normal and I continue to feel really, really good. The results from a recent CT scan actually showed signs of a little growth against the previous CT, but [...]
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2014 Nicholas E. Colleluori Award

On March 21st 2014, I had the pleasure of introducing cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald and presenting him with the Nicholas E. Colleluori award for his demonstrated bravery and impact on the blood cancer community at the annual HEADSTRONG Foundation Lime Light Gala. I have known Derek on multiple levels for a couple [...]
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New Opportunities

It seems they found me through my blog and my writings about my diagnosis and now want to partner and manage media opportunities for me with Genentech. We had a great chat on the phone, I then received the below email. It just goes to show you that you never know who is listening. Read below:
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Our Toes Aren’t Always in the Sand

A friend recently reached out to me looking for advice for herself and for her friend who was recently diagnosed with a terminal illness. I thought I would share some of my response.
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Health Fitness Broadcast Interview 3

I recently chatted with my friend Sherri Horner, host of Health Fitness Broadcast. Click below to check out our interview. This is actually the third time I have been on Sherri's show. You can check out the first two on the MEDIA page on this site.
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Endurance Racing Magazine Article

Follow the below link to the new addition of Endurance Racing Magazine. I have  an article in there beginning on page 18. http://go.epublish4me.com/ebook/mobile?id=10056150
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA’s Approval of Ibrutinib for Patients with Previously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

CLL is second indication approved by FDA for ibrutinib; previously approved for mantle cell lymphoma patients (White Plains, NY) - February 12, 2014 – Today’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a significant advance for patients with this blood cancer.   Ibrutinib received FDA approval in [...]
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LIVESTRONG’S Most Innovative Approach to Fight Cancer to Date

A one-of-a-kind global challenge that will generate hundreds of innovations that improve the quality of life for people facing cancer now! Help Us Spread the Word. Whether it’s your father, sister, aunt, grandparent, friend or yourself- cancer and its complex social, emotional and financial side effects touch virtually everyone in the world. At the LIVESTRONG Foundation we [...]
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You’re Invited, HEADstrong’s 4th Annual Lime Light Gala, March 21st

March 2014 will mark our 4th Annual Lime Light Gala. The evening will shine the lime light on blood cancers by offering an incredible silent auction, stories of hope shared by blood cancer patients and survivors, memories of Nicholas and his inspirational story, honoree presentations, recognition of advancements in innovative research, scrumptious food, live music, dancing, and more!
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HEADstrong Announces 1st Annual Relentless Challenge on March 16th at Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia, PA – HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF) is proud to announce the 1st Annual Relentless Challenge; a new family-friendly fitness challenge in collaboration with the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). On Sunday, March 16, 2014, for the first time in Philadelphia sports history, the floors of the Wells Fargo Center will be transformed [...]
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