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May 17th Could Soon be National DIPG Awareness Day

May 17th Could Soon be National DIPG Awareness Day

On February 8th, 2019 a bill was brought before the house of representatives to make the day of May 17th “DIPG Awareness Day.”  The bill quite plainly laid out the plan for the federal government to designate one day a year to awareness for the aggressive form of brain cancer known as DIPG, as well […]

CRF Board Member Aldo Marin
Does The Drawing For The
Cristian Rivera Foundation 2021 Raffle Project

CRF Board Member Aldo Marin
Does The Drawing For The
Cristian Rivera Foundation 2021 Raffle Project

Winners Are: 1st Prize:2 Premium Tickets to a NY Yankee Game (2022 Season) Carlos Colon (#4804) 2nd Prize:$200.00 Gift Card to Salsa Bembe Restaurant, Yonkers, NY Amanda Morales (#2442) 3rd Prize:$150 Gift Card to Thalassa Restaurant, Tribeca, NY Wilda Diaz (#3481)

A Brief History of Oncology: DIPG vs Cancer

A Brief History of Oncology: DIPG vs Cancer

The earliest recorded form of cancer was breast cancer. According to historians studying the Edwin Smith Papyrus, a copy of an ancient Egyptian textbook on trauma surgery, there were eight mentions of breast cancer that were listed as being removed through an application of the “fire drill”. In the profile of the disease, the authors […]

Dylan Jude Harrell

Dylan Jude Harrell

Seeing your child in the hospital is a horrible thing to witness. For Dylan’s parents, this was a reality. Dylan first experienced symptoms of DIPG when she was in daycare and her eye started moving inwards. Her parents went to visit the ophthalmologist, who told them that nothing was wrong. Later on, she began experiencing […]