Lisa Reisman

5 Months 10 Years 2 hours

2015 Santa Fe Writers Project Award Winner

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"Those in search of another treacly cancer memoir need not even glance at this... Reisman's unflinching and moving tale puts to rest the image of patient as warrior. By linking her own ordeal to the triathlon she took on to mark her 10 year anniversaryshe reveals the true nature of cancer survival — not as a triumph of epic valor, but as a feat of endurance, forbearance and true grit."

—Lisa Sanders, MD, New York Times columnist and fellow cancer survivor

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Boston Brain Tumor Ride to benefit National Brain Tumor Society

  • 200 West St Waltham, MA, 02451 United States (map)

30-mile ride to support research to find a cure for brain tumors and otherwise ensure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met through the National Brain Tumor Society. Almost $600,000 was raised this year. Moving ceremony followed.

And next year, here's my goal: 50-mile route, $1000 raised!

To donate, visit

200 West Street, Waltham, MA