It’s Nurse Appreciation Week! At There Goes My Hero, we know that nurses are a vital part of the team when you’re going through treatment for any type of cancer. Many of our board members and staff have personal experiences with cancer, so we asked them for stories about why nurses are so special.¬†Here are…

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  “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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