Need Support or Fun?

By Kevin Dwyer When I think of awesome cancer charities that offer support or fun to patients, I think of charities like Make a Wish, Believe in Tomorrow, and opportunities geared towards children. But if you are over 18, you may feel like you missed out on all the great cancer charities. That is simply not the…

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Champions of the Transplant – THE DONOR!

Every story of a bone marrow transplant has a hero and a champion.  That person is the donor. On Saturday, September 20th, 2014, we celebrated our third-annual HeroPalooza to thank those bone marrow donors, register more potential heros, and raise money to help leukemia patients in need.  With over 7,000 new potential donors registered by…

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Champions of the Transplant – E. Don Thomas

  “Don was a hero.” – Fred Appelbaum, Deputy Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center  At 3:40 a.m. on an October morning in 1990, Don Thomas woke to the sound of his phone ringing. It was the Novel Prize committee calling to congratulate him – Thomas had won the highest honor in medicine for his…

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