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Lucas’s Story

Welcome to Lucas's site. He created it to keep friends and family updated about what's happening in his life and with his illness.

His Story is pretty simple. As he said; "one day I didn't have a brain tumor, and the next day I discovered I did."

He battled the tumor in his head for twenty-two courageous months passing peacefully the night of May 12th, 2010. Lucas lives on in so many lives. 

Latest Journal Update

A love letter...

To my beloved son,
Finally getting our non profit off the ground, http://transformingmedicine.com/ Transforming Medicine, a non profit inspired by your journey and the journey of so many others whose lives are cut short by intractable cancers.  Thank you for giving me the strength to help others, I know its what you would have wanted.   You'll love this, we're using big data, cloud computing and systems biology to find the right treatment for a patient with a serious illness.  Two of your favorite things, computers and biology! 
We're taking on brain cancer, blood cancers, pancreatic cancers and other diseases. Watch over us, help us succeed! 
I love you and I miss you everyday. 
Always in my heart...love Mom

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3 Comentarios

kristine o'connell
By kristine o'connell
Lucas' heart and compassion radiated from your love & strength. I'm positive that he is blessing you from heaven with that additional strength & passion to triumph on this quest to assist others. I'm so very proud of you, as well as to call you my sister. Lucas graced this earth, as long as he did, through your perseverance! Go get those cancer cells with that same relentlessness !! God bless you & those whom are working with you !
Cathleen O'Connor
By Cathleen O'Connor
How wonderful Kathleen - I know Lucas is helping to move it forward - it will bless so many people.
Kim Vaughn
By Kim Vaughn
Prayers for you as you continue to take up the fight...for Lucas and for so many. I pray that you continue to be given comfort and strength, especially on the days that seem to stand out (birthdays, milestones, anniversaries)....I'm sure Lucas would be so proud of all you're doing! Sending hugs from MI!