Category Archives: survivor

For This Triathlete and DCMH Cancer Patient, It’s More Than a Race

Coaching, after a leukemia diagnosis, is an even greater reward DREXEL HILL, Pa. – Steve Brown is at the top of his game. He has spent the last few decades as an endurance athlete, competing at the highest levels in the long-distance swim-bike-run as a triathlete. He is a 12-time ironman. A 26-mile marathon is [...]
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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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Bucks County Triathlon Club 2016 Meet & Greet

WASHINGTON CROSSING, PA (JANUARY 18, 2015) – Author, triathlete, coach and cancer survivor Stephen “RemissionMan” Brown will share his message of perseverance and inspiration at the Fourth Annual Bucks County Triathlon Club (BCTC) Meet and Greet event 6 p.m. Saturday, February 6, at the Feasterville Firehouse, 20 Irving Place, Feasterville-Trevose, PA. Brown trained for triathlons while [...]
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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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Another New York State of Mind

Well another NYC marathon is in the books. This weekend marked my 7th time running the Big Apple and my 26th marathon overall. All 7 of my NYC marathons have been for the charity Grassroot Soccer, a charity founded by my good buddy and fellow cancer crusher Ethan Zohn. This year was another memorable adventure. [...]
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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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