Seven Years Ago Today Seven years ago today, Mom and Dad celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They had built a special life together, one that focused on family, faith and friends. And they taught their Six Wonderful Kids to be kind, to give back and to work hard. We didn’t know then that Mom would… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day to The Best Man
By Rev. John W. Swope, SJ, President, St. Joseph’s Prep No Surprise to me When I first heard about John Matthews’ plan to pedal across the US to raise awareness for lung cancer, I was not surprised. Obviously John has devoted a tremendous amount of time and treasure to honor the legacy of his mother and… Continue reading Go John! And Go Prep!
By: Natalie Lotzmann, Chief Medical Officer, SAP Global Health Management June 4th is National Cancer Survivors Day, and thousands across the globe will connect with each other in honor of both those we lost to the disease and those who have survived it. Cancer is a personal battle for many of us – with the… Continue reading SAP’s commitment to fight cancer extends beyond technology
Dear Mom, Another Mother’s Day without you, and the first one for us without Dad. I hope he is treating you to a special Mother’s Day, and maybe even taking you to Kelly’s…hmmmmm hmmmm. Mom, you are missed every day, and I especially missed you and Dad this week. Johnny graduated from Temple, and I… Continue reading Dear Mom,
By: Jenny White, lung cancer survivor and advocate Did they really say that? So, what is the first thing you think you would say after your surgeon tells you, “It was lung cancer?” Well, the first thing I said was, “WTF!?” Or at least that’s what I imagine I said when I saw how many… Continue reading Wuh, what did you say?
Every day, I am inspired to do my part to fight lung cancer. It started that horrible day in March of 2011 when Mom got that damn diagnosis. As a family, we were inspired to do something, anything to help Mom. We did what we could, as did Mom and her doctors, and the world… Continue reading I am Inspired Every Day
By Bonnie Addario, Chair and Lung Cancer Survivor, Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation A friend in the fight against lung cancer John has been a friend and supporter of our family and our two lung cancer foundations for years. Our relationship began when his sweet Mom, Kathleen, was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer. John… Continue reading We all need to fight lung cancer