Bruce’s Glow Story

KnowTheGlow was delighted to speak with Bruce Horak, an adult RB survivor and an accomplished artist and entertainer who has refused to let anything get in his way! Despite having only 9% of vision in his remaining eye, Bruce has worked in theater for over …

Chloe’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bi-lateral Retinoblastoma Trisha says that March 3rd of 2011 was the day their lives changed forever. Trisha’s daughter, Chloe, had seen her pediatrician a few days earlier for a scheduled nine-month well visit.  At this exam her pediatrician, Dr. Draker became concerned as he …

Asher’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma Asher was only 13 weeks old when he was diagnosed with Bilateral Retinoblastoma. In his first few weeks we knew he had visual issues, we knew there was something else going on we couldn’t put our finger on, he had other health …

Rachel’s Glow Story

The KnowTheGlow Team has recently had the pleasure of speaking with Rachel Strother.  We first discovered Rachel from the documentary, “Pick of the Litter.”  This fantastic documentary showcased the wonderful and rigorous world of training and matching guide dogs to their permanent homes through the …

Everett’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma When Sierra was just three years old her mother started to notice a flash or glow in her daughter’s eye.  She could see this glow with the naked eye in dimly lit rooms when the light hit it at just the right …

Maelyn’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma In 2009, Hien Vu left her home and her entire family in Vietnam.  She dreamed of studying in the United States and eventually moved to Arizona on a student visa where she attended college at Arizona State University.  Hien worked very hard …

Hadley’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma Jennifer and Grant’s second daughter, Hadley, was a healthy and very happy baby.  However, when Hadley turned five months old, Jennifer started to notice that Hadley’s eye would occasionally drift.  This “lazy eye” was very slight and only on occasion. So infrequent that …

Austin’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma  Austin was constantly getting sick and going to the doctor’s office. The doctors initially told me I was being a hypochondriac but Austin got extremely sick the night of his first birthday. We took him to the doctor’s that day and then to …

Caiden’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma It was mid-April and I was coming from my mom’s house. As I got the kids out of the car, my then 2 year old son, Caiden, was walking in front me and he was singing a song. He paused mid-sentence and turned …

Arielle’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Bilateral Retinoblastoma On May 10, 2017, Kristina Luna gave birth to a perfectly healthy little girl she named Arielle.  Arielle passed all the wellness exams in the hospital and was sent home a few days later.  When Arielle was about a week old she started …