On October 5th, I had the distinct privilege of giving the keynote address at the Rutledge Foundation’s Hearts of Gold Luncheon: Accelerating the Path to Personalized Cancer Therapy in Fort Worth, Texas.
It is always a JOY to share my lived experience as a young adult survivor of Ewing’s Sarcoma; however, this was a particularly special event because the Rutledge Foundation focuses specifically on funding leading edge sarcoma research.
If my lived experience is illustrative of one thing, it is the need for accelerating the path to personalized cancer therapies that target the cancer leaving normal cells, tissue, and organs unscathed.
To follow is a clip sharing some of the conversations I had with our the 5 year old son leading up to either my death or heart transplant:
Watch the entirety of my remarks here as it will provide you with context for every post you will read here at Living the Cure.