Week #200 On Cancer Mountain … Introducing The New “Trailblazers Endowed Merit Award” From CONQUER CANCER

Hey friends, It is Week #200 for me on the nasty hill and to mark this milestone I am going to ask you to join me in a special effort … No matter what Cancer Mountain throws at me (and it certainly has thrown a lot!), I never lose sight of how fortunate I am:Continue reading “Week #200 On Cancer Mountain … Introducing The New “Trailblazers Endowed Merit Award” From CONQUER CANCER”

Hope & Help On Cancer Mountain: Sharing Some Experience From 45+ Months On The Hill (Video)

Hi friends, I had a lot of time during my recent stay at UCSF hospital and clinical trial launch period to put these videos together. Please share with everyone you know that’s wrestling with cancer. Breakthroughs ARE happening and amazing things are always possible!  Part 1 * Sharing Hope And Inspiration * When Did I Know Something WasContinue reading “Hope & Help On Cancer Mountain: Sharing Some Experience From 45+ Months On The Hill (Video)”

45 Months on Cancer Mountain … 30-Day Update On Our “Terminator” T-Cell Clinical Trial w/ UCSF Cancer Center & PACT Pharma — VIDEO

We did it! Our clinical trial is off to an amazing start and I should be cleared to head home this week. Have a look at this video for a detailed update on our experience. Thanks for all your support from near and far! We welcome you to share this post and video with anyoneContinue reading “45 Months on Cancer Mountain … 30-Day Update On Our “Terminator” T-Cell Clinical Trial w/ UCSF Cancer Center & PACT Pharma — VIDEO”

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Crafty’s Clinical Trial – Using CAR-T Cells Against Solid Tumors – Is Now Successfully In-flight!

Hi Everyone! Imagine I’m toasting you all from high on the hill at San Francisco’s UCSF Parnassus Hospital, as you read this. On Monday, June 28th, I received my clinical trial, custom-built, CAR-T cells. Then, one week later, on Monday, July 5th, I received the last of a daily series of small booster-like shots ofContinue reading “WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Crafty’s Clinical Trial – Using CAR-T Cells Against Solid Tumors – Is Now Successfully In-flight!”

Now Ready To Join The X-Men! … Clinical Trial BIG SHOT In T-Minus 24 Hours

Well, it’s been a crazy and amazing past 8 months leading up to this very exciting point. My team and I have made it successfully through all the evaluations, screenings, tests, procedures, and advance treatments needed for Monday’s BIG SHOT. Tomorrow morning, I will receive an infusion of customized Neoantigen Targeted T-cells – engineered fromContinue reading “Now Ready To Join The X-Men! … Clinical Trial BIG SHOT In T-Minus 24 Hours”

Week #192: Ready To Make Medical History = T-Minus 1 Week to ‘The Big Shot’

June 21, 2021 Well, it’s here! Our clinical trial kick-off is upon us. After nearly 8 months of testing and development, my customized T-Cells from PACT Pharma are ready. In fact, I’m told they are en route right now to UCSF Cancer Center. I will receive them in exactly one week from today by wayContinue reading “Week #192: Ready To Make Medical History = T-Minus 1 Week to ‘The Big Shot’”

June 2021: Hitting Big Goals On Cancer Mountain … T-Minus 2 Weeks To Clinical Trial

I remember asking during my very first ‘chemo teach’ meeting, back in November 2017, “Can I keep riding my bike through this?” My oncologist had just explained to me the plans and logistics for my initial chemo protocol. In preparation for my Stage IV cancer surgery, I would be getting a steady cadence of chemotherapyContinue reading “June 2021: Hitting Big Goals On Cancer Mountain … T-Minus 2 Weeks To Clinical Trial”

June 2021: Countdown To Blast Off For Our UCSF Clinical Trial … T-Minus 4 Weeks

If you are extremely lucky like me, at some point during your time on cancer mountain, a breakthrough will come along offering you a potential path to safety. Later this month, thanks to some very recent, major advances in Immunotherapy, I will be receiving an experimental, *potentially curative* treatment for my cancer. This is aContinue reading “June 2021: Countdown To Blast Off For Our UCSF Clinical Trial … T-Minus 4 Weeks”

Cycle for Survival 2021 … Supporting MSK & Beating Rare Cancers … My Message to Team Salesforce and All CFS Riders: THANK YOU!

Here’s a message I just sent to all my Salesforce colleagues who are participating in the 2021 Cycle for Survival event tomorrow in New York / New Jersey … on the field at MetLife Stadium. Hey team, I am really proud to be a Cycle for Survival Ambassador this year and I want to personallyContinue reading “Cycle for Survival 2021 … Supporting MSK & Beating Rare Cancers … My Message to Team Salesforce and All CFS Riders: THANK YOU!”

Taxi Crafts … Our Best Friend

With heavy hearts we share the news that we said goodbye to Taxi over the weekend. Those of you who had the good fortune to meet “The Mayor of Petaluma” know he simply radiated unconditional love and “orange power” to any and all he encountered. The endless supply of comfort, hugs, smiles and happy memoriesContinue reading “Taxi Crafts … Our Best Friend”

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