Cancer survivor and two-time World Series Champion pitcher Jon Lester and his wife Farrah hosted NVRQT Night at Metro Chicago Thursday, August 13. The night included a 3 Up, 3 Down event, which is a unique and fun take on the famous game show “Hollywood Squares.” Jon and Farrah, along with local celebrities, coaches and teammates, took part as contestants during the event. Fans watched the excitement and partook in live and silent auctions. Proceeds from the ...Continue Reading →
Dr. Robert C. Seeger lectured on “Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy – the Yin and Yang of the Neuroblastoma Microenvironment” at the New York Medical Center.Continue Reading →
This charity golf classic in Armonk, NY, raised funds for the research of Dr. Mitchell Cairo of New York Medical College and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
Cairo, Deegan, Fariello, Goldwasser
Lester is a cancer survivor and spokesperson of the NVRQT (short for “never quit”) campaign. To Jon and all of our little heroes: NVRQT!!!Continue Reading →
The best basic, quality, clinical, and translational research abstracts were presented. The four awarded trainees, Erin Dunbar, MSc, MD (quality research), Keshawadhana Balakrishnan, MD (clinical research), Mona Elmacken, MD (translational research), and Preeti Dohare, PhD (basic research), presented their abstracts in an oral platform session.Continue Reading →
Heather Salerno, For The Journal News
12 p.m. EDT May 14,2015
Every October, Dr. Mitchell Cairo is reminded why he continues to battle childhood cancer. That’s when he gets an email from a former patient, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at 16. It’s an annual thankyou note, one that marks the anniversary of a lifesaving bone marrow transplant that Cairo performed in 1987. Today, that patient is happily married, with three teenagers of his own. “He’s grateful every day ...Continue Reading →
Heather Salerno, For the Journal News
1:23 p.m. EDT May 15, 2015
Haverstraw’s David Goldwasser used to call his only child, Marisa, a miracle baby. His wife, Sharon, finally got pregnant after several miscarriages, and when Marisa was born, she was six weeks premature. Despite their early worries, she grew up to be a varsity athlete and a stellar student, topped with a sunny disposition. “She grew and thrived and turned out to be an extraordinary person,” Goldwasser says.
But in 1999, ...Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Sean Cadden, who threw the first pitch at the Mets Game on May 18, 2015!
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Dr. Cairo doing Oncology Rounds at Tianjin Medical University Hospital in Tianjin, China, December, 2014.Continue Reading →
Dr. Cairo giving an invited lecture at Tongji Medical University in Shanghai, China, December, 2014.Continue Reading →