Category Archives: leukemia & lymphoma society

Philedelphia Agenda Radio Interview

In March I did an interview for the radio show, Philadelphia Agenda. Katie Friend of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society joined me and we chatted about the Society and its programs, survivorship, and Big Climb Philly. Click HERE to listen.
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Drafts Before the NFL Draft Talk

On April 23rd, I spoke at a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man / Woman of the Year fundraising event in support of my good friend and Woman of the Year Candidate Cathy Peduzzi. The hall was filled with several Philadelphia Eagle players, alumni, coaches, staff, and media. It was a real treat for me to [...]
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Big Climb Philly

On Saturday April 23rd a number of us will embark on Big Climb Philly. This is a fundraising initiative for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that affords the opportunity to stair climb the tallest building in Philadelphia. This is another chance to work with an amazing organization as our efforts go to LLS’s funding of [...]
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Drafts Before the NFL Draft

On Friday April 22nd, I will be attending a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year campaign and speaking to the audience about my story and my experience and association with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as Team in Training. Scheduled to attend are Philadelphia Eagle players, [...]
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Eye Opener on PHL17

Thanks to the crew of PHL17 in Philadelphia for having me on this morning talking about Team in Training and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can see the clip HERE.
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2016 Racing and Events

A number of 2016 events are starting to take shape. Visit the Schedule page for a partial listing. More details to follow.
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Team LLS Survivors Tri for a Cure

Steve Brown, Derek Fitzgerald, and Karl Wicks are triathletes, advocates for finding cures to blood cancers, and cancer survivors. The Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Games will take place Saturday, January 9, 2016. The Winter Games consist of an indoor triathlon and scooter challenge, along with the Winter Race to Raise fundraising competition. Delaware Charity Challenge is a [...]
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The Thing About Derek

Many of you have been following the journey of Derek Fitzgerald. Derek is a Philadelphia area cancer survivor and a heart transplant recipient who has turned obstacle into opportunity, and limitation into victory. I first met Derek 4 years ago through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program where as a survivor living with [...]
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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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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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