Category Cancer Fundraising Events

Dana-Farber patient

Dana-Farber patient uses fitness to conquer cancer

Erin always lived an active lifestyle. She biked to work between her home in Arlington and her office in Boston and enjoyed taking Bikram yoga classes. In the summer of 2015, Erin began to experience a series of stomach issues that would cause…

charity running program

Conquering cancer unites marathon runners and families

When training as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team, everyday things take on a new meaning. All distances are calculated in miles. The grocery store is no longer around the block; it’s 0.17 miles away. Anything is a…

run for a cure

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Carol.

Carol Chaoui is extraordinary in so many ways. She’s pretty much a superhero. Her powers are vast and include taking care of her family, managing a non-profit foundation, running like the wind, co-directing a charity road race, and fighting her…

cancer fundraiser for college students

College students unite to fight cancer

When she was nine-years-old, Jennifer learned how cancer can impact a family. Her three-year-old sister, Allison, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Sadly, Allison passed away only four days after her diagnosis. Although she is gone, Allison will never be…