In the Media - Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

In the Media

Watch Lap4Life Founder Maddalena Casabianca Reade and DTRF Co-Founder Marlene discuss desmoid tumors, the incredible impact of volunteer fundraisers and Lap4Life, an annual 4 mile run/walk which takes place at Chadwick Lake in Newburgh, NY.

Roughly 100 people join 12 year old desmoid tumor patient Frank Carpino as he learns to ski

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Episode of The Doctors – “Living with a Desmoid Tumor”

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Episode of The Doctors – Dr. Neeta Somaiah explains how a desmoid tumor develops and the potential health risks they pose

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Listen to patients and caregivers discuss the mission of DTRF

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CBS Philly – Desmoid Patient Sarah Snyder discusses Desmoid Tumors with Pat Ciarrocchi

promo video

2011 Running for Answers Promotional Video

Dr Oz & Rosie

Dr. Oz is teaming up with Rosie O’Donnell to help raise awareness for DTRF

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See what race day is like and listen to patients and friends of patients talk about what DTRF means to them and why they run or walk for a desmoid cure.


The View: Rosie O’Donnell discussing wife Michelle’s desmoids

Kevin Reilly

Running For Answers had an incredible upswing in publicity thanks to the support of NFL player Kevin Reilly, talk show host and actress Rosie O’Donnell and her wife Michelle Rounds and even Dr. Oz.


“Rosie O’Donnell gets second chance” – People Magazine October 2012

Kevin Reilly

Running For Answers 5k PSA