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Upcoming Events


SEP 13

Showing Up: Perspectives on Cancer

On September 13 at 3:00 p.m. ET, I'll be joining Tim Sohn on his LinkedIn Live podcast, Showing Up: Perspectives on Cancer, to talk about my family's journey with childhood cancer and beyond.

For more info, or to book me for an engagement, please contact me.


June 2022 – with David W. Reynolds on Lead Learn Change

October 2021 – with Mark Levine on Help and Hope Happen Here (daughter, Olivia)

September 2021 – with Linda McLachlan on THE ARENA - Living a Courageous Life

July 2021 – with Danny Van Leeuwen on Health Hats - Part 2

September 2021 – with Mark Levine on Help and Hope Happen Here

July 2021 – with Lynn Carnes on Creative Spirits Unleashed

June 2021 – with Danny Van Leeuwen on Health Hats - Part 1


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This Incredibly Strong Family Proves the Path to Happiness Is Happiness

Article by Bruce Kasanoff published on his blog in March 2022.


The Power Of Community

Article by Emily Marquez published in Living In The Triangle in June 2021.


Twitter Chat

Twitter Chat with Tim Lewis on May 11th, 2021. An open question and answer session about writing family memoirs.


Worthy Rally

Andrea Sanchez's podcast series, WORTHY: Rally for Hope & Kindness focuses on stories of courage and kindness.

Question & Answer

Q&A with JUST TRYAN IT Executive Director, Maureen Colburn, on the Tomoff journey through childhood cancer.

Quilts in Africa

With children in Ethiopia at the Mother Theresa home where I brought quilts from my guild to donate.

Adelphi University

Speaking to students about post traumatic growth and how they can help others through Compassionate Citizenship.

Little Free Library Project

Terri Tomoff distributes copies of The Focused Fight in regional little free libraries.

For more videos, please visit my YouTube channel!

Past Advocacy

I learned to advocate for my son’s needs since he was diagnosed with childhood cancer at the age of two. I have also volunteered in many capacities for over 20+ years to raise awareness of Childhood Cancer. These volunteer activities include:

Speaking engagement at Adelphi University to First-Year Seminar Students learning about Compassionate Citizenship (Nov. 2019, 2020, 2021 via Zoom)

Featured speaker at the LLS Back to School Event held at University of Maryland College Park's Stamp Student Union Auditorium (early 2000s)

Tracy’s Kids Red Carpet Event, Washington, DC (Feb. 2020)

Co-founding member of the Parent Link/Parent Advisory Board (PAB) Georgetown University Hospital (1998)

Mattie Miracle – Capitol Hill Symposium (2012)

Advocate for the First Connection Program with the LLS (1998)

Parent member of the Georgetown PICU/PAB (2004)

Lobbying on Capitol Hill with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) since 1997

Past Events

Broadview Heights Book Club

Visiting the Broadview Heights Book Club near Cleveland, Ohio to talk about the new book.

July 2021

Broadview Heights Book Club

Book Signing – Broadview Heights

Signing books at the community center in Broadview Heights, OH, accompanied by my family.

July 2021

Book Signing – Aziza's Army

Aziza’s Army (Dr. Shad’s cancer-fighting moms) Celebratory Luncheon – Clydes in Rockville, Maryland

June 2021

Book signing with Aziza's rmy
Book signing with Georgetown University hospital moms

Book Signing – Georgetown University

Georgetown University Hospital Moms
(where Ryan was treated treated close to 20 years prior)

June 2021

Tracy's Kids Red Carpet Event

Speaking at an event booth before the family was recognized with an award for ongoing program support.

February 2020

Grand Rounds at Georgetown Hospital

Ryan, Dr. Aziza Shad, Terri Tomoff at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and Medical School Grand Rounds.

September 2018

Grand Rounds at Georgetown University
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