From Pediatric to Young Adult Patient: The Importance of Advocating for Yourself

The following is a blog post I wrote for Dana Farber's blog, Insight, about the transition from pediatric to adult cancer care.  Thank you to Dana Farber for letting me share my thoughts with others. http://blog.dana-farber.org/insight/2015/09/from-pediatric-to-young-adult-patient-the-importance-of-advocating-for-yourself/ This weekend I will be participating in The Jimmy Fund Walk as part of the Dana Farber Young Adult …

An Amazing Day at Fenway: Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon

It was a day I will never forget!  Yesterday, I had the amazing opportunity to participate in the Jimmy Fund's Radio-Telethon at Fenway to help raise money to strike out cancer at Dana Farber as well as raise awareness for the importance of supportive care services like Dana Farber's Young Adult Program.  Over the two days, the …

The Boston Brain Tumor Ride is finally here: Help us reach our goal!

The weekend we've all been waiting for is finally here!  This Sunday is the Boston Brain Tumor Ride! We are so close to our goal of $30,000 that will help spark new research for the National Brain Tumor Society's Oligodendroglioma Research Fund and Pediatric Initiatives. Please help us reach our goal by following this link …

The Wacky Haircut for Brain Tumor Research…Thank you for Donating!!!

You Donated...And I got a pretty wacky haircut because of it! In just one week, we raised $2,014.36 towards brain tumor research (...and a wacky haircut)!!! Here's the new hairdo: A BIG thank you to "Eddie" Eduardo Tramontozzi for offering your wonderful artistic talent and time to the most stylish monk-cut I have ever seen!  …