Feb 16, 2018
This episode we sit and talk
with Kellan and Elizabeth Tilton. Elizabeth is Kellan’s mom.
Kellan began fighting cancer the day he was born.
Kellan was diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma with
secondary paralysis on the evening of his birth. Although
he’s now cancer-free, cancer left Kellan paralyzed from the waist
down. Defying the odds from his first breath, Kellan constantly
turns his “can’ts” into “cans.” Kellan was picked out of
18,000 pediatric cancer patients as the 2018 Ambassador for the St.
Baldrick’s Foundation. St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the
largest private funder of childhood cancer research
Kellan is a young, determined
athlete. He goes to the mountains to work on perfecting his
skiing and is also really into climbing. He is currently scaling
40-foot indoor climbing walls, he’s looking to go even
Kellan’s mother, brings us the perspective of a parent and
caregiver. Not only is she Kellan’s mom but she is also
advocating, with Kellan, for funding and awareness for cancer in
general, pediatric cancer, and survivorship. Elizabeth is
involved in numerous communities focused on providing
support and insight to caregivers, family members, and patients.
Elizabeth shares with us how she navigated the difficulties
she’s encountered as mom and caregiver of a child with cancer and
now mobility issues.
Find Elizabeth Tilton and
more about Kellan at the following sites,
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