The Triumph of Team Ellie

Ellie Waters was diagnosed with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma at the age of 14 and endured the heavy-duty treatments that this frightening disease necessitates, and is now at 16 a vibrant, bigger than life personality devoted to helping other children and teens with cancer. She comes to us from Northamptonshire in the …

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Khaleel’s Leukemia Journey

Coming to you from Telford, UK, Kelly Khan tells the story of her 12 year-old son Khaleel, currently facing a relapse of leukemia. Khaleel had been a very healthy, thriving boy after having met with serious infantile diseases, pulling through them with flying colors. Kelly tells us how the experience …

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Press Release: World Marathon Challenge 777

For Immediate Release:  November 28, 2016 Contact:  Nicola Beddow  (786)493-6077 / ABC2 / nicola.beddow@abc2.org Endurance Athlete Living With Brain Cancer to Compete in World Marathon Challenge to Raise $1 Million for Research BethAnn Telford to Run Seven Marathons on Seven Continents in Seven Days November 28, 2016 (Washington, DC) – …

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Zamora Moon: Living with DIPG

CCTR intereviews Marisa Martinez, mom to Zamora Moon, a little 9-year old girl battling DIPG, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, arguably one of the deadliest cancers which is almost exclusively pediatric.  Her pioneering journey into the unknown includes treatments in Germany and the UK.  Lisa Spedale, who’s daughter Kira was the …

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Team Ellie!

Fifteen-year old Ellie Waters talks with us from the UK about life as a teen with cancer and the challenges of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Ellie has a twin sister Olivia, brother Bailey, and 3 more step-brothers from her parents new marriages.   Mum Samantha joins us also to speak to the …

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CCTR Presents: Emma Wren and Sharon Kane, hope from the UK

Emma Wren of  Alford UK, explains the realities of a DIPG diagnosis for her daughter Keira, and the experimental program with which Keira is involved to combat the deadly disease.  Sharon Kane of “Funding Neuro”, joins us to discuss the technical details of the procedure and the origins of this …

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