Cristian Rivera Foundation

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The Cristian Rivera Foundation mourns the loss of Cristian’s great-grandmother, Encarnacion Torres, on 7/25/12

  Today, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, marks three and a half years since Cristian left his family for heaven and this morning he was joined by his great-grandmother, Encarnacion Torres, who passed away after a five year battle with cancer and dementia. We at the Cristian Rivera Foundation are deeply affected by the loss of […]

Another $55,000 towards a cure

  We sincerely thank Andy Epstein for his involvement in last month’s event at the Zylo Tuscan steakhouse. From this event, an additional $55,000 has gone towards clinical trials which aim to find a cure for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Past events we’ve held have greatly contributed towards the costs of the operations. Dr. […]

Dr. Mark Souweidane operates on 2nd child in new clinical Trial

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Souweidane, leading pioneer of the DIPG clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center, has just operated on the trial’s second patient today, Tuesday, July 17th! This clinical trial has been making great strides in the battle against […]