Tag #JimmyFundWalk

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Friends Lead Walk Teams to Honor Mothers

On the morning of September 25, 2016, thousands of walkers will lace up for the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai as they prepare to honor all those affected by cancer. For two Team Captains, the day will…

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Meet Alyssa: Walking to Conquer Cancer

In August of 2010, I joined the staff in Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Development office. Immediately, I recognized the compassion and dedication embodied by my colleagues. I had found my new home and had been introduced to a breadth…

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Sarcoma Patient Sets Sights on Nursing Career

Twenty-one-year-old Amanda Lee has always wanted to be a nurse. But after being diagnosis with synovial sarcoma in 2012, Amanda suddenly had a more personal motivation to pursue her career goals. After seeing her primary care doctor for pain in…

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Attitude is Everything for the Minton Family

When Joanne Minton passed away from cancer just over a year ago, her 22-year-old daughter Sarah was touched by the outpouring of support her family received, but she wasn’t surprised. Her mother, a local nurse who battled a brain tumor…

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Meet The A Team: Walking to Conquer Cancer

Since 1995, the A Team (A for Anthony) has been dedicated to supporting Dana-Farber’s lifesaving mission to conquer cancer through the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. More than 20 team members join Team Captain, Chris Phung, along…