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Kathy S. Patient Expert

Ashland, Virginia
My name is Kathy and I live in Virginia. I have an organization, Brown Bag For A Cure. We are committed to raising awareness and raising money for research into the cause and cure of pediatric brain tumors. http://brownbagforacure.org
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Childhood Cancer Facts by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Childhood cancers are the #1 disease killer of children — more than asthma, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and pediatric AIDS combined. One in every 330 children will develop ... Read on »
If Everyone Cared... by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health If everyone cared and nobody cried... If everyone loved and nobody lied... If everyone shared and swollowed their pride... Then we'd see the day ... Read on »
10,000 Cancer Siblings by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Every day in this country, 46 children are diagnosed with cancer. And every day, the brothers and sisters of these children are thrust into a world of experiences that will ... Read on »
Pediatric Brain Tumor Facts by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Pediatric Brain Tumors Kill More Children Than Any Other Cancer! More than 359,000 people in the U.S. were living with a diagnosis of a primary brain and central nervous sy ... Read on »
Are You A Hero? by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health When you were a child, did you want to grow up to be a "Hero or Super Hero" like Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Spiderman and so on? Well, we all know they were only "TV" ... Read on »
Virtual Brown Bag For A Cure Day/Pay It Forward by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Brain Tumor Action Week is May 4-10, 2008 To kick off Brain Tumor Action Week, May 2 has been designated Virtual Brown Bag For A Cure Day! ... Read on »
The Clock Tics...Children Die by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The clock tics and children die. Every minute counts. At a fairly young age, most of us realize that life can be a challenge, even when everything goes according to ... Read on »
Dear Friends by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Dear Friends, As some of you know, I lost my job with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and out of that journey, Brown Bag For A Cure was born. I am thankful for ... Read on »
Please Pray for Brayden by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Update: I am sorry to have to tell everyone, Brayden earned his wings, Tuesday evening, May 27, 2008, at 10:40 PM. Please pray for Brayden and his f ... Read on »
Remember The "Littlest Soldiers" by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health As we approach the Memorial Day weekend, please take time to thank a servicemen or woman, past and present for their service. Without them, we would not enjoy the many freed ... Read on »
$6 Million Grant To Duke by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION GIVES $6 MILLION GRANT TO DUKE $12 million total funding to PBTF Institute at Duke accelerates search for cure ASHEVILLE, N ... Read on »
Help My Dream Become A Reality by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I receive email almost daily asking me if I have a child or lost a child to a brain tumor. The answer is no to both questions. Here's my story.... In 2003, I atten ... Read on »
To Honor You by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I discovered this poem on another website and wanted to share with all your moms and dads of children who are now Angels. To Honor You To honor you, I get ... Read on »
LIVESTRONG Day is May 13th. Celebrate LIVESTRONG Day by uniting to fight cancer. by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Maybe Tonight, Maybe Tomorrow Lyrics I heard the news today. It came out of nowhere. I wish I could run away,but where would I go? Is this my des ... Read on »
Brain Tumor Action Week by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Today is Day 3 of Brain Tumor Action Week. Please watch this Brain Tumor Awareness Video After watching this video and listening to the words ... Read on »
Just A Fast Food Meal by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The average fast food meal is $5.00. I remember the days when fast food burger was 15 cents. I have a mission is to find 5000 people who will give up a fast food m ... Read on »
Brown Bag Your Lunch...Give A Child Hope by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Join our TEAM! Together Each Accomplishes More... We are about finding a cure for pediatric brain tumors and ending the suffering of our innocent children. ... Read on »