September 22, 2016 / devchris / Our Heroes

Conroy Gearpaul Smith was born in Jamaica to Roma Crockwell and Anthony Smith. He was the eldest of three siblings.  At the age of 5, Conroy and his family moved to Bermuda and in 2012 Conroy and his mother moved to Nottingham England to be near his sister Shaunelle. Conroy was diagnosed with Renal Medullary […]

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ACS CAN Leadership Summit & Lobby Day

September 11, 2016 / chris johnson / media

I, along with 610 volunteers attended the ACS CAN Leadership Summit & Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. on September 11-14, 2016. There was representation from 50 states. In 2016, cancer will kill 8.2 million people;  5 million of those will occur in low and middle income countries around the world.  The incidence of cancer is […]

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Matthew Pennington

September 5, 2016 / devchris / Our Heroes

Matthew went by many names. He was called Teo by his family and Penni by his friends. He was the second son of Marlene Costales Kravitz and E. Justin Pennington. He was born 24 Nov 1978 and died 19 Mar 2016. He was married to Marie Liu for a short 3 ½ years. Besides his […]

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August 22, 2016 / devchris / Our Heroes

Sandra Marie Prevost was born on February 29, 1968 to Joseph Earl Prevost and Della Marie Prevost, whom preceded her in death. Sandra was diagnosed with Renal Medullary Carcinoma in April of 2015 and was called to be with her heavenly father 11 months after diagnosis. She fought a courageous fight, always holding on to […]

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Mr. Johnson died in 2012 at 39. His mother said she didn't think the treatments made a difference.

Chris Johnson

August 14, 2016 / devchris / Our Heroes

Chris S. Johnson was born in Houston Texas to Charles and Ritchie Johnson on November 18, 1972. Chris was diagnosed with RMC in June 2011 and loss his battle 15 months after diagnosis.  Chris received most of his care in Sugar Land at MD Anderson Cancer Center under the guidance of Drs. Tannir and Sarma. […]

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David Anderson

August 14, 2016 / devchris / Our Heroes

David W. Anderson was born in Newburgh, New York on December 29, 1973. David was diagnosed with RMC in June 2014.  David fought hard through this journey and never complained. He continued to run his land development company while continuing to spend time loving and enjoying his family and friends. David lived every moment to the […]

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Our First Scholarship Recipient- Divinshia Jackson

July 22, 2016 / chris johnson / media

The Chris CJ Johnson Foundation Inc. is proud to announce Divinshia Jackson as the first recipient of a $500.00 scholarship. Divinshia was inducted into the National Honor Society in December 2015 and is a 2016 graduate of BF Terry High School. As a young girl, Divinshia had the passion of wanting to help people and […]

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Highlights of the 3rd Annual Keepin’ It Renal Run/Walk

May 21, 2016 / chris johnson / media

This year’s Annual Keepin’ It Renal 5K Run/Walk that was held in Sugar Land Texas May 21, 2016 raised $8,631.95. Because of our supporters we were able to donate $3000.00 to MD Anderson Cancer Center to advance RMC Research; $500.00 Scholarship to Divinshia Jackson, a 2016 graduate of BF Terry High School. She will be […]

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William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation- Host 1st RMC Meeting

April 21, 2016 / chris johnson / media

On April 21-23, 2016, the William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation supported the first focus group meeting on Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC) in Nashville Tennessee. The Forbeck Foundation supports collaborative work to advance the development of cures for cancer; particularly rare cancers that affect children. To enhance knowledge about RMC, Drs. Rathmell and  Tannir organized an international […]

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3rd Annual Keepin’ It Renal 5K Run/Walk May 21, 2016

February 21, 2016 / devchris / media

The Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundation, Inc will be hosting the 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk at Sugar Land Memorial Park on May 21, 2016. We are hoping that at least 400 people will come out and support our event as we take to the streets of Sugar Land for the 3rd year to raise awareness of […]

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