Honored Kid

Evan R.

Age 30
Evan R. Kid Photo


Roseville, CA, US


Brain or spinal cord tumor

Date of Diagnosis

December 1993



Treated At

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Change your kid's logo

My Story

Evan was born September 1993. When he was 3 months old he was diagnosed with a malignant P.N.E.T. - a brain tumor. He had surgery the next day and they removed a tumor 1/3 the size of his brain. During the next two years he received experimental chemotherapy and underwent a number of surgeries, too many to count. As a result of the treatment and illnesses, he spent the majority of his first two years alive in the hospital. He will always have to deal with a number of permanent side effects; including vision and hearing limitations, poor motor skills, and balance among others. The long term side effects of chemotherapy are continuing to reveal themselves. Today, Evan is an 8th grade student, regularly on the honor roll. He plays the drums, video games and hangs out with his friends. He is healthy and cancer free. He continues to take part in an ongoing study through Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. Doctor's and medical professionals everywhere are constantly amazed at Evan. He is one of the oldest success stories for infant brain tumors out of CHLA. He is our miracle child. He has been blessed by God. Mark Riffey -- CIty of Roseville Electric Department

The Childhood Cancer Ripple Effect

Who's Honoring Me

Help Give Kids a Lifetime

Infants, children, teens and young adults are depending on us to find cures for childhood cancers — and to give survivors long and healthy lives.

Support lifesaving childhood cancer research today.

Photo submission policy

Please read the photo submission policy and accept below.

By submitting a photograph of yourself on www.StBaldricks.org, you agree to the following terms and conditions for submission of your photograph:

We strongly encourage all users to submit a before and after photo, so that donors and fellow participants can easily recognize and relate to one another.

Any photo containing cartoons, comics, celebrities, nudity, pornography, sexually explicit images or any copyrighted image (unless you own the copyright) is not permitted. This is because photos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are generally copyrighted by the owner.

Uploading images of other people without their permission is also prohibited.

This photo submission policy applies to StBaldricks.org users. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation reserves the right to review all photos and to remove any photo for any reason at our sole discretion. If you see a photo on StBaldricks.org that you believe does not conform to this policy, email to WebQuestions@StBaldricks.org