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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NC - Ethan Wray

NC - Ethan Wray

Our story begins, like so many others, with the news that parents never want to hear. Your chil...

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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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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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VA - Evan Perdew

VA - Evan Perdew

Evan was diagnosed with NF when he was 3 months old. In 2009, doctors found a large plexiform neuro...

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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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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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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 - 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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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-au-la...

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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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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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GA - Katelyn Watkins

GA - Katelyn Watkins

My name is Sara Katelyn Watkins. I go by Katelyn but do have several nicknames that some people call...

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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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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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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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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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