AM I INSANE??!!??
In this economy when people are out of jobs and not spending money, I am going to ask them to contribute to cancer research? YOU BET!!!
The Ironman triathlon that I have coming up next month and the Goofy Challenge that is in January is minor compared to the fact that I want to ask you to help people like my friend Bill who is currently in remission. Remission is not a cure. Cancer can always "wake up" and come back. If and when Bill has to return to treatment, hopefully research doctors like my good friend Nahum will have found a better treatment protocol. The goal is to find a treatment that will greatly improve the quality of life for leukemia, lymphoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and myoloma patients or to find a cure by 2015.
That is only 5 years away! There is a lot of work that needs to be done. The recession has hit the research doctors as well. They are dealing with reduced funding and many doctors are only now getting their trials up and running full speed again after having to start over from the loss of research due to extended power outages due to Hurricane Ike last year.
You can make a donation by hitting the link that I have placed in the side bar. No donation is too small. You might think that $20.00 will not help much, but it can cover parking expenses for a day down at MD Anderson when a patient goes for a chemotherapy treatment.
If you cannot contribute, please tell two or three people you know about my challenge to help my friend Bill. Most people have a direct connection to someone who has cancer they know of someone has a friend or family member who is in treatment. The process of administering chemotherapy was discovered in trials to find a cure for leukemia. Glevak is a cancer drug that has been hugely successful and was discovered by a research doctor who was funded by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Treatment protocols that may not work for leukemia have been found promising in treating breast cancer, stomach cancer, and lung cancer.
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Thank you for your support,