Aug 19, 2014|
Maddie was diagnosed in November when she was treated for an unrelated injury on her leg from cheer leading or playing. A pediatric bone specialist happened to see her tumor in the MRI. Merissa chose to bring Maddie to Dana-Farber. Maddie goes to the Jimmy Fund Clinic for chemotherapy every 2 weeks or so. She is hoping to be finished with active treatment in September. Also joined by special guest Red Sox Jimmy Fund Co-Captain David Ross.
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Right out cancer. Tim -- slimmer -- Christian Fauria at night 37 WEE I thanks a lot for tuning in to the Jimmy Fund radio telethon from Fenway Park presented by our -- insurance thanks a lot to Don Baylor and to Mike -- for coming in David Ross coming up next. In between as the glamour portion of the program. With -- do over in her mom Marisa Matty is an eleven year old Ewing's sarcoma patients and she's been kind enough to join us before big game tonight it's going to be a for batting practice understand you really excited about that right. Good try to guess I need David Ortiz right is this but we got a lineup you don't fight the special nails -- the notice and right now you're all. Clammed up we -- the camera's on you right now if you're pretty sure of that beautiful smile. She's there on that beautiful smile and -- -- -- mean mom right Demi and Monaco's guys go to the nails done and mom doesn't host and play that is this. And there's no was similarities between -- not like at. Genetics are strong that's for sure coalition we were talking a lot earlier about the connection between the Red Sox baseball and the Dana Farber cancer institute and Jimmy Fund. And you being such big Red Sox fan -- what does it mean to use the Red Sox as a team and the players have. Taken time out their schedules to come visit the kids. At the Jimmy Fund clinic number one number two the Red Sox team has given so much back to the hospital. And. And. Yes. A lot of frank TM. It's base that's out to -- and you know. It's tests. They're not stopped they get flash. No mom take me through rhetoric -- in November. Over -- Here it goes through your head so now we like but in November. What have -- cheerleader mentality cheerleader. And they'll just eat you got injured interest in great that much of that in the next thing you know you've -- -- the diagnosis. I maybe even -- them Grasso running how teenage -- and didn't. 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And six and a six -- console I was doing a book report before we begin our radio telephone about the history the Jimmy Fund. The story goes and they built the building. They built -- -- that the doctors looked out over the walkway to see all the patients walk up the stairs and they can be inspired to work as hard as they could to get the patients healthy. Do you get the feeling that when you go to the doctors are being inspired by your presence to get better yes. -- -- And have -- I think. -- he is himself. Keep. That plot to -- us. Yes they're very encouraging very patient. Explain everything to you when you don't understand something. You know but explain to her and returns what it means. And the doctors are just amazing these really sit there and spend time with you you don't ever feel rushed sometimes when you go into the darkness apathy feel rushed. Never ever do we. You know when it's you know when those times you really hard. You're searching for something to say. 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