It’s one thing to understand that Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) exists, it’s another thing entirely to see what it leaves in its wake. February 16, 2017 marks one year since Avery Hayden Huffman passed away after a seven-month battle with the disease. A painful, difficult year for her parents, Brandon and Amanda, and siblings…
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Welcome to The ChadTough Foundation web site!
The Chad Tough Foundation was started by the Carr Family in honor of their son Chad and his battle with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). The Chad Tough Foundation supports pediatric brain tumor research and studies nationwide. We Are Rallying to Cure Pediatric Brain Tumors.
Grief isn’t a simple process. It comes and goes in waves and can strike without warning. Cecilio and Isabel Torres have been coping with sadness and grief for nearly two years after the loss of their youngest child, Gabriella, who was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) on March 17, 2015. Gabriella passed away…
The resemblance was uncanny. Tammi Carr couldn’t believe how much little Tommy looked like her Chad. The same blonde hair and beautiful face that made you instantly fall in love. The connection she felt to Tommy Ruddy from looking at a photo grew to include his mom, Amanda, after they spoke over the phone. They…
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