Imagine meeting the amazing Jon “Blazeman” Blais around the time of his Ironman finish in 2005 while battling ALS. Then imagine being on call to fly to Florida and harvest Jon’s brain and other organs upon his death so that researchers could hopefully gain some insight into ALS, the horrific disease that took Jon’s life. Rob Vigorito came on to tell this amazing story of friendship and hope.
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CentreView Northern Edition "Lives Are on the Line"
March 14-20, 2013
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Discovery Channel "Patient Ed: Silent Suffering: When Your Bladder Takes Control" Look for the Discovery Channel program "Patient Ed: Silent Suffering: When Your Bladder Takes Control" which features BethAnn Telford along with her doctor, Dr. Tiffany Sotelo, the Director of the Pelvic Floor Center at the George Washington University Hospital. The program discusses the affects of overactive bladders and the many good treatment options available. BethAnn has just under gone Bladder (Cystoplasty) Augmentation due to her overactive bladder in connection with her brain cancer. Check your local listings for times in your area or click the image below to see the documentary on vimeo.
The Catheter Connection by 180 Medical
"Brain Cancer Survivor Relies on Hope to Push Boundaries"
by Trish Eklund, February 27, 2013
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"Marathoner BethAnn Telford's Health Challenges will be Topic of Discovery Channel Program."
by Barbara Miller, February 20, 2013
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"Living on Hope" - Tri Magazine March 2013
See the new Tri Magazine March 2013 article, "Living on Hope" about BethAnn's battle with brain cancer and her dream of competing in the Ironman World Championships. Click on the link above to go to www.trimagazine.net and sign-in to receive a FREE subcription to the PDF version of Tri Magazine (or click here for a copy of just the article).
The National Brain Tumor Society Advocate of the Month for June 2012
To honor the dedication of our volunteer advocates, we will select an advocate of the month and showcase their dedication to fighting brain tumors and to this community. This month, we honor BethAnn Telford, survivor, advocate and Race for Hope Team BT team captain. BethAnn takes her leadership further by advocating for and spreading the word about policy issues that are critical to the brain tumor community. Hear from BethAnn as she shares her experiences as an advocate in this video.
GPO Employee Battling Brain Cancer to Compete in the Ironman World Championship
CentreView Northern Edition - "Check One Off the Bucket List"
Fairfax Connection - "Checking One Off the Bucket List"
WTOP 103.5 "Fairfax Co. Brain Cancer Survivor Wins Ironman Slot"
Brain Tumor Community Unites for Congressional Support
PennLive - Race for Hope: Central Pennsylvania Teams Raise Money to Fight Brain Tumors
PennLive - Marathon Runner to Carry Child Along in Spirt
BethAnn at the Virginia Run Turkey Trot 2011. Click the image for a PDF of the Centreville Patch article on the race and BethAnn Telford.
BethAnn finishing at the Steamtown Marathon in 2011. Setting a PR in her Father's home town of Scranton, PA. Click the image for a PDF of the Scranton Times-Tribune article on the race and BethAnn Telford.
At the National Brain Tumor Society 2011 Summit in Philadelphia in November, Beth was awarded the BethAnn Telford Chair in Systems Biology. The grant was awarded to Dr. Brent Reynolds.
BethAnn Telford Chair in Systems Biology The edge of chaos: Application of complex adaptive system approach to managing tumor populations Brent A. Reynolds, PhD
University of Florida
Adaption of tumors to treatment is the hallmark of their survival. The team will apply models used to understand other Complex Adaptive Systems to better comprehend tumor biology and determine how to interfere with the complex interplay that allows tumor cells to adapt and resist current treatments.
BethAnn with Dr. Brent Reynolds from the University of Florida at the NBTS Summit.
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