IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumor growth since he was 3 months old. As you can see in the picture one tumor affects his sight in his left eye. If you have ever met this little ball of energy, you would not know that he has NF. He is too busy running, laughing, and playing with his big brother.

It is because of him and other children like him affected by NF that we are Racing4Research. Our goal is $6,500.

Neurofibromatosis is a condition that affects approximately 1 in 3,000 people. It is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in the body at any time. NF can cause tumors, cancer, hearing loss, learning disabilities, epilepsy, bone deformities, vision impairment and chronic pain. There is no cure...YET!

Please help us reach and exceed this goal! Thank you in advance for your generous support!

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Meet Our R4R NF Heroes

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IL - Cole Rutter

IL - Cole Rutter

My name is Cole Rutter. I am 12 years old. When I was only a few weeks old, I developed café...

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GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

GA - Jocelyn Driscoll

Hi my name is Jocelyn Driscoll. I was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 at age 3. Neurofibroma...

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NY - Kevin Martin

NY - Kevin Martin

My name is Kevin Martin. I am 12 years old. When I was only a few weeks old, I developed café-au-lai...

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FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

FL - Lilly Ann Brooks

Thank you for supporting the Children's Tumor Foundation. Your contribution is greatly appreciated...

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MA - Celia LaBarbera

MA - Celia LaBarbera

Looking at Celia, one only sees a vibrant, happy playful 6-year old girl who is bursting with lif...

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CA - Raymond Thomas

CA - Raymond Thomas

Raymond was diagnosed with NF1 at about 2 years old. Since then he has begun to work with a speech...

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CA - Blake Robinson

CA - Blake Robinson

For the first year of his life, everything seemed normal. Blake was born at term via c-section, only...

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KS - Jeffrey Owen Hanson

KS - Jeffrey Owen Hanson

Jeffrey Owen Hanson is a philanthropic artist from Overland Park, KS. Visually impaired from an op...

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GA - Katherine Thompson

GA - Katherine Thompson

I want to thank everyone for visiting this site to become more educated regarding neurofibromatos...

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OR - Zachary Odegard

OR - Zachary Odegard

I am 15 years old and I was diagnosed with NF 1 when I was 3 years old. Neurofibromatosis is a g...

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PA - Michael Zazula

PA - Michael Zazula

Welcome to Michael's Racing for Research page. The past year has been full of challenges, a test of ...

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CA - Madison Branaugh

CA - Madison Branaugh

Neurofibromatosis is no fun. I am so thankful of your support to help us find the cure. I cannot exp...

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NV - Taylor & Kirsten Halbert

NV - Taylor & Kirsten Halbert

Taylor and Kirsten are 7 year old identical twins with a condition called neurofibromatosis. They we...

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GA - Jack Burke

GA - Jack Burke

Jack is a kind, energetic, inquisitive, adorable 8-year-old who also has NF. He is a fantastic big b...

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IN - Jesse Markland

IN - Jesse Markland

Jesse is 5 years old and has neurofibromatosis (NF1). This means he has multiple café-au-l...

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CA - Brandon Tibbets

CA - Brandon Tibbets

Brandon Tibbets was born with NF 1. He has a bone deformity in his leg due to his NF. His bone fract...

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MI - Nicolas Cohoon

MI - Nicolas Cohoon

When Nic was 2 months old I saw these cute little birthmarks, by 4 months I noticed that they were...

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