WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon
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Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon Montage
Listen to the highlights from the 13th Annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for everyone's support.
The WEEI -- in Jimmy Fund radio telethon and helping to strike out cancer. But you know what the amazing -- plus -- just dumbfounded by it. Just been told you have cancer. You walk out into the public and the world still going on abbey twelve years old diagnosed optic -- almost she finished treatment. In July says she's feeling pretty good -- he's twelve years old and sixty weeks we heard Curt Schilling on here and on adult male going through it talked about how. How much anxiety he had how tough that was for
Mikey, Joe and Mut closes out the 2014 Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon
Mikey, Joe and Mut closes out the 2014 Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon.
you even think you know or feel like you know like a Curt Schilling a player who's been on the Red Sox -- it it's its in its home. Dave Roberts another example yeah. And course of the players step up so -- they all came down your growth photo today with a
Lisa Scherber, Director of Patient and Family Programs at the Jimmy Fund
Lisa Scherber joins Mikey Adams, Joe Castiglione and Mike Mutnansky. Lisa is the Director of Patient and Family Programs at the Jimmy Fund, and one of the driving forces behind the Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon.
ball player to go back in the old independently 80s706191. For the New York Islanders . Before government or by train. You know he's got -- it got a history of every player that relive. My very favorite though I told us last year of my favorite Joseph Castiglione ism. Was when it was the Cleveland Indians game at a Red Sox were tied up and it CA pinning its like 121 the bags -- -- And was it
Rich Murphy, 48, melanoma (skin cancer), Marshfield
Rich Murphy joins Mikey Adams and Joe Castiglione. Rich has participated in successful clinical trials and immunotherapies to treat his melanoma. Rich currently shows no sign of melanoma after being on 2 immunotherapy drugs.
last two years is still smooth sailing. As of two years ago Dana Farber . And the clinical trials I've been on have. Removed all the instrument on -- is that it is not your voice two out of three out
Don Block, President of Northeast Electrical Distributors
Joe and Lou are joined by Don Block during the 2014 WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Telethon, and Northeast Electrical is challenging people to make donations and they will match between the fourth and sixth innings.
there and you see everything of education it's going on all different. Clinical trials and you think -- I am paying for therapy that might save my life some day this affects so many. Three deuce on file in the batter's box I lost my dad last December. He was treated at Dana -- When the last activities we did together was what the Red Sox won the World Series them to know. You really do because. It certainly was a very very special year and gifted. Also grateful. He -- that
Red Sox Baseball - Tyler Smith
Tyler is 13 years old and a patient at the Jimmy Fund Clinic. Tyler was diagnosed with leukemia in 2011, and had chemotherapy three times a week for a year. He now has appointments at the Clinic once a month, and he speaks to school groups about his experience. He starts 7th grade in a few weeks.
hockey. -- Of the who's your troops are involved on the go back to school . -- -- few -- your home -- he must be excited you fairly and on our ailing. The -- alone. When I
Red Sox Baseball - Ron Duval, Eastern Lexus
Ron Duval, Sales Support Manager for Lexus Eastern Area, joined Joe & Lou Merloni in the booth at Fenway. Lexus made a matching donation during a portion of tonight's ballgame.
you don't know about your -- to be funded. What it means Boston Red Sox -- down the street right yeah actually I was one in Austin Lou and I used to take the -- -- you have done. My dad and I would sit in the bleachers and watched shots -- Williams. He was a really big Ted Williams generally because it was a great great baseball player but he was also exports went that was forced off. It was great to your daughter Claudia did he wanted to telephone talking to both of those stories of over dad you know and how much the Jimmy Fund meant to him and and how much he gave really to a great great fears of vote. He certainly was but the prime movers if they give people once the Red Sox took it over 1953. Right. About the future of he was you work for the Boston Globe so -- moment -- --
Red Sox Baseball - Dr. Ted Alyea
Dr. Alyea is a hematologist who treats patients with blood cancers that need stem cell transplants. He thanked everyone for the outpouring of support for Dana-Farber.
demand dramatic over the past twenty years that I've been working at Dana Farber . Institute to those who want kind of ground it product got to piece it David Ross is just off the DLs on his -- that'd -- that would hurt. When I began doing -- transplants really be upper
D&H - Trish Vickery with Dr. Beth Overmoyer
Trish was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in January of 2013. She had a mastectomy, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted therapy infusions and now has no sign of cancer. She finished treatment in January of this year. Dr. Overmoyer launched the Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Program at Dana-Farber in 2009, where she continues to serve as Director and the principal investigator of many IBC research programs and clinical trials.
also -- us is. Up over Moyer the director of the inflammatory breast cancer program. At the Susan Smith center for women's cancers at the at the Dana Farber Trish tell us your story tell us when you found out what you found out. Well I. Because I actually lost my mother too inflammatory breast cancer I was very diligent about you know calling for mammograms and so forth and IE. I had gone for had a clean
Moyer. I I think it's important to. Point out the distinction between breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer and who better to do with the user can view tell people what the differences. Break it it is still breast cancer but it's rare happens about two to 5% of all breast cancers and it comes on very quickly which is where it. Is being discussed so. You can have a normal mammogram and the next day you have a very large -- and the rest is red it's swollen and inflamed. But it also has -- different biology which is which is just talking that we use targeted therapies more for this particular disease. And what is very important is that the Dana Farber has the only inflammatory breast cancer program in the northeast. So we focus on research. Targeting the therapies for inflammatory breast cancer . As well as support so that these women who are out there rare form very aggressive. Note that they're not alone they come here they have the support group they have the research that's dedicated for their individual treatment. Thank goodness you're in the right place at the right time parish IE I am late lucky lucky girl and really really am end. And I. I thought to the you know and only to have incredible medical care carrying you know doctors and nurses. To be in this environment where. So many small things that make it easier and better
D&H - Brenda Haynes and Rich Fregeau, parents of the late Rayquan Fregeau
Rayquan was one of the stars of the Radio-Telethon last year. Unfortunately, he passed in January at the age of 18. He had been in treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer of the connective tissue.
know. For -- just like with many of the children at the Jimmy Fund their day is consumed with -- you know they're they're pretty much all day. You know. And to think -- you know