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Breast Cancer Month on St.Maarten
Breast Cancer Month on St.Maarten
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Pink, Phit, Phabulous: St. Maarten Breast Cancer Awareness Walk 2016
Features interviews with organizers and participants in the annual St. Maarten/St. Martin Breast Cancer Awareness Walk from Philipsburg to Simpson Bay.
Views: 37 D. A. Robin
Positive Foundation- Talk on Early Breast Cancer Detection
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. We invited Shelly Alphonso, representative of Positive Foundation, about the foundations work, and struggles on the island of St.Maarten.
Prime Minister leads Pink Parade
The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams leads the pink parade opening of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Fsx Delta 757 St Maarten Landing
Delta's Pink Song (Breast Cancer 757 jet) being flown into the beautiful island of Saint Maarten, using the runway 09 approach. In October of 2008, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the airline introduced a newly painted Delta Pink Plane to its fleet to raise awareness for the cause and for its partner. Delta continues partnership with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation to increase awareness and raise funds for research in the search for a cure.
Views: 767 Smurphilus
KATV Discusses Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Learn more with CHI St. Vincent Breast Surgeon Tonya Martin-Dunlap. CHI St. Vincent. Imagine Better Health.
Views: 33 CHI St. Vincent
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SFWC Lifestyle and Cancer Awareness Workshop 3 - Breast Cancer Genetics
Supporting Families with Cancer Lifestyle and Cancer Awareness Workshop 3, University of Leicester, 23 February 2013 - Breast Cancer Genetics by Dr Joyce Solomons
Views: 165 ClinicalGenetics
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Vakantie Harm en Hannah Oktober 2016 SXM
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Pink Glove Challenge "Dance Off" South Florida Style - Martin Memorial Health System
http://tcmultimedia.net/ Martin Memorial challenges other hospitals to support Breast Cancer Awareness with their Pink Glove Dance Off. http://tcmultimedia.net/
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Breast surgery on the Treasure Coast: W. Edward Wengler, MD
W. Edward Wengler, MD is a breast surgeon at Martin Health System. Learn more about Dr. Wengler: https://www.martinhealth.org/w-edward-wengler-md-breast-cancer-surgery Learn more about breast cancer care at Martin Health, and hear from cancer survivors, staff and physicians at http://www.martinhealth.org/breastcancer. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrx_TEz_qFcD0d4MFybiV2Q Follow Martin Health System on social media: Facebook: facebook.com/martinhealthsystem Twitter: @martin_health Instagram: MartinHealthSystem
Flash-mob  Martin Place Oct 2017
Flash-mob to raise awareness of breast cancer was held at Martin Place, Sydney.
Views: 68 Bucketlisted101
a lifetime experience Sint Maarten 2016
a lifetime experience with my best friends on Sint Maarten
Views: 47 Sandra Dreams
Crazy landing st maarten
Close up view under plane as it lands at St maarten
Views: 27 Andrew Armstrong
Breast Cancer Awareness: Fight Like A Girl...(HD)
*For best viewing experience in HD, press "play" and then "pause" to allow complete loading of video before enjoying* Video Promotion for "Da Ville Girlz" Breast Cancer Awareness Fund-raiser Visit their website for more information! http://davillegirlz.weebly.com/ "Fight Like A Girl...The EiPic" Director: Larry P. Shaw (In Order of Appearance) Survivor: Maria McNair Woman #1: Cerina Johnson Woman #2: Danielle Stewart Receptionist: Vickie Campbell Doctor: John Ray M.D. Trainer: Lamar Russ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamar_Russ Special Thanks: The "Da Ville Girlz", Stephanie Kegler, Best Perspectives Photography, Pinnacle Family Care, The Wrijen Company, Calvin P, Omega Health and Outreach, Inc and the brave women who inspired through personal testimony of their Fight for Survival! http://www.TheEiPic.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEiPic
Views: 2926 EiPicProductions
Breast Cancer Genes
Dr. Martin-Dunlap of St. Vincent Breast Surgery talks about breast cancer genes. www.StVincentHealth.com/BreastSurgery
Views: 72 CHI St. Vincent
No one walks the breast cancer journey alone.
The mission and vision of Susan G. Komen South Florida is to save lives by ensuring that all people receive the care they need and finding breakthroughs to prevent and cure breast cancer. Our Bold Goal is to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the United States by 2026. Our core values are inclusion, stewardship, honesty, openness, passion, and empowerment. We provide services in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties for women and men battling breast cancer and their co-survivors. More than 880,000 women live in our community and every year almost 1,500 of them are diagnosed with breast cancer. Of those diagnosed, almost 500 are late stage, and unfortunately, we lose nearly 300 women a year.
Breast cancer awareness
Breast cancer awareness
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Delta's Pink 767 and the Survivors in 2010
Delta Air Lines proudly honored 110 Delta employee breast cancer survivors on a very special charter flight September 30th 2010 on a new signature PINK painted Boeing 767-400. The survivors were flown on the big pink 767 to receptions in Atlanta, Detroit and then on to the Twin Cities for a final reception. Later that evening the ladies were celebrated at the downtown Radisson and Target Field during the Twin's baseball game with the Blue Jays. October is the officially breast cancer awareness month and Delta is going global in supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Views: 950 2009kevinburns
Dr. Vikash Chatrani Barbados Cancer Society
Cervical Cancer: Prevention and Control, a Caribbean Perspective, presented at the Cervical Cancer Advocacy Workshop for Caribbean Cancer Societies and Foundations, 21-22 March 2013 - Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino, Sint. Maarten
Views: 599 HealthyCaribbean
Delta Boeing 757 Dirty Pass
This is the Delta Boeing 757 doing a dirty pass at the Great Georgia Air Show. This is the Song Jet painted in the Breast Cancer Awareness colors. Good looking airplane to see up close and fly-by.
Views: 38636 Xcustomz
Breast Cancer 2012 Street Dance at St Christopher's Place
Dancers take to the streets to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month Read: Do your boobs move like this? by Sophia Hélène Price http://tiny.cc/zjfdmw
Views: 454 ByouMedia
FSX Movie | Pink Ribbon
My grandma past away 38 years ago because of Breast Cancer... I wanted to do something different. A video about the liveries around us who fly for Pink Ribbon. I hope you like it! Donate: http://pinkribbon.com/ Like me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JRSchipholAviation FAQ: Simulator: Flight Simulator X Deluxe Airplanes: CaptainSim 757, Premier Aircraft Design DHC8-Q400, SkySpirit 767 and Posky 777-200 Scenerys: ORBX Australia, Flytampa St. Maarten, UK2000 Manchester Environment: REX Essentials Camera: EZDOK Video Editor: Sony Vegas Pro 10 MUSIC: Blackmill - Friend (Edited by me!) _______________________________________________________ ASUS P8Z68-V LX | Intel Core i7 2600K @3,40GHz | Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 | MSI GeForce GTX660 OC TF 2GB | Acer GD245HQ | Nvidia 3D Vision | Samsung HD103SI 1TB | Corsair Gold AX750 | Windows 7 Ultimate x64 These film images and sounds are copyright protected, any illegal use (reupload to a video platform, illegal use), will take legal action. © JRSchiphol
Views: 15442 JRSchiphol
MadLyn - I Call Her Mom - (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)
100% of all digital sales made from this song in October 2015 will be donated to the NBCF for #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. Download & Share “I Call Her Mom:” https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/i-call-her-mom/id1043987381?i=1043987382 **For more on MadLyn’s Breast Cancer Fundraising Music Mission: http://www.thesirensong.org https://www.facebook.com/madlynmusic https://twitter.com/madlynmusic http://instagram.com/madlynmusic http://madlynmusic.tumblr.com https://vine.co/madlynmusic https://www.pinterest.com/madlynmusic/ http://www.madlynmusic.com Director: Fred Fuster Executive Producer: Sabrina Fuster Producer: Katherine Norland Cinematographer: Rob Norland (http://www.robertnorland.com) Production Designer: Rob Norland Dancer: Kat Hughes Editor: Fred Fuster Music video by MadLyn performing I Call Her Mom Song “I Call Her Mom”: Written by MadLyn **Special Thanks to the following people who worked creatively on making this song come to life: Charlton Pettus (recording & mixing) Pablo San Martin (mastering) Carla Lopez & Roosevelt Gordon (cover art) Mom (my inspiration, my everything) © 2015 Sabrina Fuster, Painted Sky Productions LLC.
Views: 44142 MadLyn
"Dance 'Til You Feel Better!": Zumba Party in Pink 2015
The fight against breast cancer isn’t a one-person journey. It’s a family, a community and a global fight. We wage war. We go to battle. We do it, together. On the frontlines of this Official Zumba Party In Pink Choreo video are Zumba Instructors and breast cancer warriors Paula, Jocelyn, Carla and Helen. They didn’t back down. Instead, they used the power of dance to “get up offa that thing” and come together, to kick cancers butt. This is a global rallying call. A celebration of triumph in the dark times, and proof that no matter what we do, we do it – as one. THE FIGHT AIN’T OVER, SO THE PARTY DON’T STOP! Learn more about how to host or attend a Party in Pink™ Zumbathon® and about our research grant at http://PartyinPink.com !
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A Public Service Announcement of an Information Campaign on Breast Cancer Awareness
This PSA is part of our IEC materials for the information campaign on breast cancer produced by Mass Communication minor in Development Communication students of St. Scho Manila
Views: 71 Annel Vitalicia
B747 Selfie landing | St Maarten
B747-400 incoming from Amsterdam after a 8,5h flight. Landing over Maho Beach at the Caribbean Island of St Maarten (dutch side). Princess Juliana Intl Airport. 14th of October 2016
Views: 101 martigm
Anyika's Breast Cancer Testimonial
My wonderful and courageous wife recently gave her brilliant testimonial to the students of St. Philip's School and Community Center for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While "The Monarch" is an insightful series of multi-faceted and multi dimensional stories, Anyika's testimony gives you insight into the struggle they all share and the faith necessary to overcome.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Ball
Hosted by Gregory Domey owner of Sin CIty Cycles and his team of super troopers this special event has brought some women hope, courage and strength to fight this deadly curse. He has helped bring light into these womens live. He is the most amazing man I have ever met and I am happy to call him my friend. With respect & Honor thank you Greg and your team for putting together such a successful event. Photos courtesy of CMPhotography1024 and Mr. Joseph White. Video edited by CMPhotography1024.
St. Maarten Low Approach
ultra low approach in to st. maarten in a 757-200W American Airlines.
Views: 116 Alex Diederich
Pamper Me Pink Fundraiser Event Oct. 27, 2018 Chicago Find-A-Cure By Exquisite Star Event Planning
Exquisite Star Party Planning in Chicago is hosting a fundraiser event for Susan B. Komen Find-A-Cure October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pamper Me Pink event will be held in a mansion in Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood on South Martin Luther King Drive. Catered food and music by Chicago's own DJ Hott the Quietstorm. SERIO Design FX provides special services for non-profit events.
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St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Donates Money to the Brem Foundation
Views: 76 St Marys Sheriff
Go Girl Energy Drink supports breast cancer awareness month
((SL Advertiser)) Go Girl Energy Drink donates a portion of all proceeds to breast and ovarian cancer awareness
Views: 770 ABC15 Arizona
ATR delivers to Azul a pink aircraft promoting breast cancer awareness - March 2011
ATR livre un avion rose à la compagnie Azul afin de promouvoir la sensibilisation au cancer du sein.
Views: 195 ATRbroadcast
Snorkeling in Bermuda from the Restless Native Breast Cancer Awareness Sail
While on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas in August, we stopped at King's Wharf, Bermuda. Once off the ship, we boarded the Restless Native, a 48-Foot Catamaran. The Restless Native excursion was listed as "Sail & Snorkel for the Cure" It's Breast Cancer Pink hull shows they are dedicated to the cause. The woman in pink you see in the video has just won her battle with breast cancer and is now celebrating life! Fluidscape by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100393 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 608 MysteryShadow1969
Cintron Pink Polo 2016 at Val de Vie Estate
Pink was the order of the day as Cape Town A-listers gathered at Val de Vie Estate for Cape Town’s top breast cancer awareness event – the 7th Annual Cintron Pink Polo. The Val de Vie Polo Pavilion was abuzz this past Saturday with polo lovers, local and international VIP guests and celebrities such as Leigh-Anne Williams, Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Tanya Van Graan, Rosette Ncwana, Twala Ngambi and Chad Saaiman. The Cintron Pink Polo has garnered mass support over the past 7 years and 2016 was no exception. Polo is synonymous with fashion, and this year guests were captivating in their polo chic Serenity and Rose Quartz inspired outfits. As guests ushered in, they walked into a transformed Val die Vie with the décor paying homage to this year’s theme and pantone colour of the year. From delicate pinks to blue and violet hues that could be spotted almost everywhere, Val die Vie Events together with the décor company, Something Different Concepts and Shows, creatively translated the theme while ensuring that every lounge had a different touch to it. The Official Fashion Partners at the 2016 event – Luisa Spagnoli South Africa - showcased their latest resort collection of classic looks on the catwalk with some sophisticated and timeless pieces. Admired for their sophistication, this iconic Italian fashion brand brought style, quality and elegance to the polo runway. Cars, more like fashion are an essential part of polo and this year Paarlberg BMW, the Official Car Partners, had a grand display of the latest top of the range models – the true definition of horse power. The MC for the day, Nico Panagio, entertained and captivated guests with his style and charm while the Polo Commentator for the day, the animated Matthew Pohl, kept guests on the edge of their seats during the riveting high scoring 14 goal polo. Team Cintron, under the captaincy of Leroux Hendriks went home with the trophy with a 10-8 win against Julius Baer. George Morgan put on a stellar performance thus deserving the Most Valued Player Award. The best playing pony was Martin Venter’s Special. Swiss luxury watch brand, Jaeger-LeCoultre were the official Time Keeper and not a single beat was missed – not on their watch. Guests enjoyed stylishly curated experiences such as the Sisley and Tosca Salon Hair and Beauty beauty activations, Vodacom Wi-Fi and charging station, the Samsung flower photo activation station, couture style cocktails by headline sponsor Cintron World and the Gin Sponsor, Musgrave Gin Pink Gin. This year, attendees had the opportunity to take a piece of the Pink Polo home by purchasing limited edition Cintron Pink Polo shirts and cocktail cups. Fujifilm gave away cameras to two lucky guests during a fun divot stomping competition where guests had to look for tokens in the divots. “We are proud to continue our association with this event which not only allows guests to experience world class 14 goal polo with all the embellishments, but also creates awareness and empowers women who are bravely facing all the challenges of treatment. This year was a major success and through our work with the Pink Polo and other initiatives we have been able to raise close to a R100 000.00 for breast cancer. Each year is a different experience and a wonderful combination of luxury and lifestyle. At Cintron World, we consider ourselves to be part of a global community and South Africa is a very essential part of our community,” said Chelsea Brehm, Director of Marketing, from Cintron World. This year the Cintron Pink Polo partnered with Fynbos Valley Gift Boxes, a Paarl local business that is steadfast in their fight against breast cancer. The Blossom Box Boutique was brought to life on the day with a beautiful pop-up experience and gifting initiative of bespoke gift boxes. These contained locally sourced beauty and therapeutic products which inspire, motivate and treat women who are bravely fighting breast cancer. Polo lovers could select a gift, write a note of encouragement making the initiative a more personalized experience. These will be delivered to the St Stephen’s Oncology Centre (Premium Social Care) in Paarl. As the day drew to an end and the sun set behind the magical pink mountains, guests danced their hearts out to Jimmy Nevis’s electrifying performance. Sport24hrs Taxis & Shuttles ensured that Cintron’s guests arrived home safe and sound – the perfect ending to an incredible day. Save the date for the 8th Cintron Pink Polo at Val de Vie Estate and keep an eye on our pages to not miss out on tickets in 2017: 4 November. Contact Val de Vie Events at events@valdevie.co.za
B-Sure Breast Cancer Campaign Case Study
'Be-Sure, be breast sure' is a marketing case study that underlines the strength of an integrated marketing communications campaign tasked to create awareness about "Breast Cancer". 1 in 22 women stands the risk of developing breast cancer in her lifetime in India. The key to eliminate the risk to life is early detection through breast self examination. Client: Dharamshila Hospital and Research Centre Agency: Roopantran Communications
Views: 3310 Saint Creatives
Breast Cancer Awareness Car Meet fueled by Pink Ribbon Racing
Breast Cancer affects all of us. That's why we decided to team up with Pink Ribbon Racing to host an event bringing awareness to the disease. We had a great turn out at K1 Speed Anaheim raising funds benefiting UCLA Cancer Research. Top prize was a HOV Board which was awarded to the fastest racer of the night. Congrats to Kyle Spicer on taking home the prize! About Pink Ribbon Racing: We are a charity motorsport race team in Southern California. We work with UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center to raise breast cancer awareness. Donations and contributions are directed to UCLA directly. Though breast cancer is our main focus, our goal is not ultimately limited by one cause. We strive to bring the community together in the hour of need to help one another. It is only together we can make a difference in this world. We hope you can join us on this adventure of ours to bring the world closer together. After all, WE ARE ONE. Pink Ribbon Racing: ► https://www.facebook.com/pinkribbonracing ► https://instagram.com/pinkribbonracing K1 Speed: ► https://www.k1speed.com ► https://www.facebook.com/K1SpeedFans ► https://twitter.com/k1speed ► https://instagram.com/k1speed
Views: 562 K1 Speed
Ribbon of Courage Bra
http://www.frenchiestamps.com - October is the Breast Awareness month. Using the Ribbon of Courage stamp set is perfect to make greeting cards for your girlfriends to remind them to get that mammogram done. Yes it save live! How to use the Ribbon of courage stamp set and die to make the perfect little bra all in the video. All supplies and measurement can be found at http://www.frenchiestamps.com/2017/10/ribbon-of-courage-october-breast-cancer.html - https://youtu.be/cucOwVWQ72Q ******************************************************************** Ribbon Of Courage Clear-Mount Bundle [145342] - http://msb.im/CHx Ribbon Of Courage Wood-Mount Bundle [145341] - http://msb.im/CHy Ribbon Of Courage Clear-Mount Stamp Set [143855] - http://msb.im/CHz Awesomely Artistic Clear-Mount Stamp Set [139950] - http://msb.im/CI0 Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [100730] - http://msb.im/CI1 Elegant Eggplant 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [105126] - http://msb.im/CI2 Powder Pink 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock [144244] - http://msb.im/CI3 Powder Pink Classic Stampin' Pad [144084] - http://msb.im/CI4 Elegant Eggplant Classic Stampin' Pad [126969] -http://msb.im/CI5 Pearl Basic Jewels [144219] - http://msb.im/CI6 Very Vanilla 1/2" (1.3 Cm) Lace Trim [141672] - http://msb.im/CI7 Fast Fuse Adhesive [129026] - Price: $10.00 - http://msb.im/CI8 Mini Stampin' Dimensionals [144108] - Price: $4.00 - http://msb.im/CI9 1-3/8" (3.5 Cm) Circle Punch [119860] - http://msb.im/CIA 1-1/2" (3.8 Cm) Circle Punch [138299] - http://msb.im/CIB Online Store http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ItemList.aspx?categoryID=493&dbwsdemoid=48790
Views: 961 France Martin
BikeLife West Palm Beach (Breast Cancer RideOut)  @Nationwidebikelife
Bikers take over West Palm Beach streets for breast cancer awareness. Bikers from all over the world came together in peace to enjoy the day and reminisce. Directed By: @Disgofeva Shot By: @Shawnteck Music By: @Eddyv1
Views: 24622 Kno Effort
CLOSED | Giveaway: Breast Cancer Awareness PENDANT|  thecreativelady
This giveaway has ended but awareness never ends. Announcement video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZOej22MaxU October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast Cancer can affect both women and men. October is special to me. I LOVE pink and sharing! I am giving away a pair of pendants. The Rules: 1. You Must Be A Subscriber My Channel: thecreativelady 2. You Must Like This Video 3. You Must Comment On This Video 4. You MUST Be Willing To SHARE the Second Pendant This will be a quick GIVEAWAY that will close on Saturday, October 5, 2013. I will announce the winner Sunday, October 6, 2013 so I can ship the pendants to the winner ASAP. Thanks for watching. For collaborations and business inquiries, please contact via Channel Pages: http://ChannelPages.com/thecreativelady
Views: 3319 The Creative Lady®
Think Pink by Diamond Autosport 2017 special guest Cody No Love
Annual breast cancer awareness event!! Exotic cars #diamondautosport
Views: 995 Diamond Autosport
SF Pinays party in pink to promote breast cancer awareness
It was a night of empowerment and awareness for Filipino-American women who have survived breast cancer. It was also a night to remember those who were lost to the disease. Two-time breast cancer survivor Jo-Ann Agcaoili and Marilen Bernardo, who lost her mother to breast cancer, threw this "Pink Party" with the goal to inform the Filipino-American community about the serious effect breast cancer has on fellow kababayans.
Views: 223 TFCBalitangAmerica
How Breast Cancer Treatment Impacts Dental Health
October is both National Dental Hygiene month & Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This video will share that your dental hygiene visit isn't just a cleaning; breast cancer treatments can impact your teeth, tastebuds, gums and give you dry mouth! Welcome to my channel! I am Anastasia Turchetta, RDH. This channel is devoted to giving you practical dental health advice that can help you and your family live a healthy lifestyle. Your smile is your most visible accessory. It affects your self esteem, approachability, and likability. This channel contains videos on multiple aspects of dental health from the perspective of the dental hygienist…. Some topics covered include; gum disease, periodontal disease and treatment, teeth cleaning, bad breath, dental hygiene for kids, oral cancer screening, DIY braces, and HPV prevention. Whether you are a parent trying to teach your kids how to brush their teeth, to a professional who wants to know how to maintain dental hygiene for a killer smile, or a student thinking about or attending dental school, these videos provide a look at the products and procedures and services in the dental industry. For more information visit: http://www.AnastasiaTurchetta.com https://www.facebook.com/AnastasiaRDH https://twitter.com/AnastasiaRDH
Views: 211 Anastasia Turchetta
After Childhood Cancer, My Big Life  | Sammi Janower | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet
As a 3-year-old child, Sammi was diagnosed with a brain tumor, requiring brain surgery, two years of chemotherapy, and many months in the hospital. Now, at age 16, Sammi has gone from being the inspiration for bike riders in the Pan Mass Challenge (a ride for Dana Farber) to riding in the race herself. This petite, 4’10” high school junior demonstrates some pretty outsized strength. My name is Sammi Janower. I am 16 years old and currently a rising Junior at the Noble and Greenough School. When I was 3, I was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor. I spent much of my childhood feeling nauseous and tired as the result of my treatments, some of which have had undesirable long term side effects. For my TEDx talk, I would want to focus on the idea that everything happens for a reason. Although I went through a terrible experience, I am now able to help others in the same situation and try to use the story of my cancer journey to inspire others. I have spent years helping to raise money for research into less toxic and more effective treatments for brain tumors. In addition, I have trained for two years to ride the Pan Mass Challenge on a tandem with my dad. As a result of our efforts over the past decade, this formerly orphan disease is much closer to a cure, helping many children and their families find hope for a better future. I believe that I am making a positive impact in the world by advocating for an orphaned disease and for the support of cancer research. Speaking at the Pan Mass Challenge Heavy Hitter’s dinner in May, I helped raise awareness for such a great organization and raise more money for the cause. Similarly, by working with our family’s foundation, A Kids Brain Tumor Cure, I have helped to raise money in order to find non-toxic cures for pediatric brain tumors, some of which are being by patients today. I want to share my story now because I believe that the sooner we raise awareness, the sooner we can find a cure. Additionally, in this point in my life, I am a 16 year old girl, just starting Junior year of high school, a place where my parents never thought I would get to. For me, to be able to stand here and tell my story, is amazing. I am far enough away from the experience to reflect upon its impact on my life but still young enough and close enough to the experience to be able to feel the long-lasting effects that cancer has had on my life and my future. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 2443 TEDx Talks