Category Archives: leukemia & lymphoma society

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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Philly.com Article

Many thanks to Tracey Romero and Philly.com for running this piece on their blog site on March 4th. Click HERE to read.
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Seeptember is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

During Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is reminding everyone that while breakthrough therapies are saving lives, work still needs to be done to find cures – not someday, but today. Thanks to LLS-funded research, new safe and effective treatments, once unimaginable, are saving lives today. Cures for many patients with [...]
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The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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Team in Training Season Wrap Up

 Below are some of my thoughts from a talk that I gave at the inspirational dinner for this year’s TriRock Philadelphia Team in Training group. Most of this content made it into the talk, some may not have. This was a small but terrific group of heroes. I, as always, was moved by their fortitude, [...]
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Delaware News Journal Article

The Delaware News Journal ran the following story on me in connection with National Cancer Survivor's Day. While it's I live in Pennsylvania, I have worked in Delaware for many years.
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gives Blood Cancers a “Red Card”

White Plains, N.Y. (April 30, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today it will host the first-ever LLS Soccerfest on May 18 from 12-5 p.m. in the South Bronx (NYC). The event enlists the power of soccer to shine a spotlight and educate the Hispanic community on blood cancers.
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Jackie

But this was different. This was family. This was Jackie. For the first time I was actually nervous about saying something wrong.
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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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