Tony’s Prostate Cancer Research Foundation

Houston entrepreneur and restaurateur Tony Masraff is sitting in his special events facility in the upscale Galleria area. He’s taken time out of his always busy day to share details of his unexpected journey over the past 14 years. “I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999,” says Masraff. “At the time, I didn’t know […]

Ray Floyd’s $1 Million Hole in One

It was Christmas Day 2011, when Maria Floyd received the call she’d been urgently awaiting. She’d placed a request to Ashish Kamat, M.D., associate professor of Urology at MD Anderson, asking to discuss her cancer. “Maria had been diagnosed with small cell carcinoma of the bladder, a rare and aggressive type of bladder cancer,” says […]

Pedaling for a Cure

Who says a stationary cycle can’t take you places? For thousands of students at 89 universities across the United States who ride them during the Pi Kappa Alpha Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life fundraisers, it’s their way of moving cancer research farther down the road. On July 23, 2007, Taylor Trudeau, sergeant at arms for […]