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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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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NY - Bailey Gribben

NY - Bailey Gribben

Hi I'm Bailey - I'm 13 years old and I have NeuroFibromatosis 2 (NF2) .This is a genetic neu...

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NE - John Schafer

NE - John Schafer

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on any nerve in your body at anyt...

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MO - Nicole Riley

MO - Nicole Riley

Nicole was diagnosed with a large Plexiform tumor in her lower abdomen and legs on her first birthda...

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UT - Wyatt Enman

UT - Wyatt Enman

My name is Wyatt and I have a disease called neurofibromatosis (NF1). This is a disease that effects...

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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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VA - Cameron Arnette

VA - Cameron Arnette

Cameron is a happy little 5-year-old boy. At such a young age, he is already a car enthusiast. He ha...

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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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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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CA - Denelle Pritchard

CA - Denelle Pritchard

My name is Denelle Pritchard and I am 45 years old. I was diagnosed with NF2 at the age of 28. Since...

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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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AK - Holly Beeman

AK - Holly Beeman

Holly, is the first in our family with NF1.  The first time our family heard of Neurofibromat...

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AZ - Kyle Oden

AZ - Kyle Oden

Kyle was first diagnosed with NF1 in February of 2009. We took him to the eye doctor because we thou...

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IL - Tyler Neppl

IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumo...

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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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MA - Molly McBryan

MA - Molly McBryan

Molly was diagnosed with NF1 at 18 months. Doctors have found a tumor on Molly's optic nerve, a si...

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NC - Noah Roberts

NC - Noah Roberts

Noah was only five when a CT scan, after an accident, revealed that he had two brain tumors. Noah ha...

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CA - Andrew Vigil

CA - Andrew Vigil

Hi, my name is Andrew and I was diagnosed with NF1 when I was 5 years old. I am now 10 years old and...

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