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Aniksha Patel

December 1, 2016 / chris johnson / media, Our Heroes

Aniksha Patel, 24, of Manchester, England passed away on December 1, 2016 after a hard fought battle against Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC). Aniksha’s journey touched the hearts of so many. In March 2013 she was diagnosed.  She went through many chemotherapy treatments and surgeries.  In February 2014 she wrote this:  “I think that more people […]

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Fish City Grill Sugar Land – December 6, 2016

November 20, 2016 / chris johnson / Events, media

  Please join us at Fish City Grill, located at 15980 City Walk, Sugar Land, Texas on December 6, 2016.  For three years in a row, they have hosted a fundraiser for the Chris CJ Johnson Foundation, Inc.  Fifteen percent of the total sales will be donated to the foundation.  The foundation will donate 100% […]

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Sixth Annual Christmas Toy Drive Starting Now through December 9, 2016

October 30, 2016 / chris johnson / Events, media

  The Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that we are once again partnering with Heart of the KidsSocial Services, Inc. (HKSS)  for their 6th Annual Christmas Toy Drive.  HKSS is a Christian based, non-profit corporation, which places children that have been neglected, abandoned and abused into loving foster homes.  These children, […]

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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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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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Benefit of End-Stage Chemotherapy Is Questioned

July 21, 2015 / devchris / media

  It is an excruciating question for cancer patients with a prognosis of only months to live. Should they try another round of chemotherapy? Guidelines for oncologists say no for very sick patients, those who are often bedridden and cannot handle most daily needs themselves. But for patients who are more self-sufficient, chemotherapy is considered […]

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