Welcome to Team Roxy!
Thank you for visiting my personal page and helping me to reach my fundraising goal!
I am joining the fight against brain cancer by participating in Head for the Cure - New Jersey on June 11, 2022. Head for the Cure is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for brain cancer research.
Each year, over 84,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with a primary or metastatic brain tumor. More than 120 types of brain tumors exist, making effective treatment complicated. Cutting edge research is needed as we continue to make strides in this fight.
As you all may know, my mom, Roxanne Scala was diagnosed with Glioblastoma brain cancer in February 2021. Sadly this very aggressive type of cancer currently has NO cure and takes the lives of our loved ones way too soon. Unfortunately this terrible disease only gave her 6 short months. Not only was my mom the greatest mother on the planet, she was the most loving wife, the most amazing friend, the best scrapbooker and the absolute best Nanny to her 5 grandchildren (soon to be 6)!
Head for the Cure works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. Every Head for the Cure event marks a day of celebration where those diagnosed with brain cancer are honored and celebrated by their friends and families, those who have lost their battles are remembered, and we are all inspired to carry on the fight.
Funds raised by Head for the Cure support the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, a network of medical centers with the expertise and the desire to participate in state-of-the-art clinical trials investigating new treatments for malignant brain tumors.
Please consider making a donation today to help me reach my goal and to help Head for the Cure defeat brain cancer, step by step!
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