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
By: Beth Solomon It Happened Last Summer My husband, John said to me “I’m going to ride my bike across the country to raise money and awareness for lung cancer”. I laughed and took another sip of wine. Sure you are. The longest distance you biked was 75 miles. I chalked it up to temporary… Continue reading You’re Doing What?
By Christopher Putvinski Regardless of whether you know SAP employee John Matthews, chances are you’ll be hearing his name in the coming months. The reason? John is preparing to undertake the greatest, most challenging journey of his life: A nearly 3,400-mile bike ride beginning this August that will see him traverse the United States, starting… Continue reading Why I Give Back: John Matthews’ Quest to Find a Cure for Lung Cancer
…We begin the journey from Philadelphia to San Francisco to change the course of lung cancer. We are making progress with the route, I am eating like a horse, we are talking with pharmaceutical companies about being sponsors, and we will have a website for donations in April. Everything continues to come together and I… Continue reading Six Months from Tomorrow…
By: Bob Burke, Owner, Guy’s Bicycles, Feasterville, PA I just had to be involved As an avid cyclist for over 35 years, as well as having worked for over 35 years in the bicycle industry, I have met plenty of inspiring customers and cyclists. In January, I had the privilege to meet John Matthews. John was… Continue reading Go John, Go!!
by Christine Donato In the United States, there is no correlation between the cost of care and the quality of care. Outcomes are not tracked on a regular basis, nor are they uniformly measured. Also alarming is that only 3 percent of cancer patients are enrolled in clinical trials, meaning 97 percent of patient data is unavailable… Continue reading The Power of Personalized Medicine
My BFFFD is in the house! Thanks to all of the help from my brother Tom and Bob from Guy’s Bicycles, My Best Friend For Forty Days is up and running! This Cannondale Synapse is awesome, and outfitted with a Garmin Edge 1000 which includes a heart rate monitor. I also have the Power Taps… Continue reading It’s Here! It’s Here!!