Posts tagged "blood cancer"

Chicago's 1st annual Crawfish for Cancer charity event

My mother was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2012. By July of 2013, she was gone. If you’re not sure as to what Multiple Myeloma is, it’s a cancer of the plasma cell that largely effects the bones. You can read an extensive interview that I had with Dr. Zimmerman of the University of Chicago... Read more »

Multiple Myeloma 101: interviews with Dr. Zimmerman and Dr. Szatkowski

  I’ve been in the world of broadcasting for almost five years now. During that time, I’ve been a sideline reporter for a semi-pro hockey team, a guest on a few reality T.V. shows, a production assistant and an associate producer for a reality show pilot that, unfortunately, didn’t go anywhere. But I’ve never dealt... Read more »

Not home for the holidays: the multiple myeloma effect

My mom isn’t coming home for the holidays. I never would have guessed that something like multiple myeloma would so drastically change my life in less than a year. This Thanksgiving, my brother and I really didn’t know what to do. While most families spend weeks or months planning for the holiday, my brother and I... Read more »
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    Misty is a Traffic Anchor for Total Traffic Network. Misty's passions lie in sports (particularly hockey), art, ancient history (she is, after all, a self-proclaimed "history nerd") as well as good food. Misty currently devotes her free time to growing awareness for multiple myeloma (she is a member of the MMRF's "Young Professionals Group") as well as volunteering with the Illinois Chapter of the Special Olympics. Misty's opinions do not reflect the opinions of the Total Traffic Network or Clear Channel.

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