From the depths of diagnosis to the top of Africa ...
Embark Client Inspires With Post-Cancer Kilimanjaro Climb
Many people want to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, and we at Embark love helping them.
Sometimes, though, it’s more than a climb, and the people we help are more than clients.
So it was with Lila Javan, a filmmaker from Los Angeles. The second time she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), she decided to climb Kili to give her something to focus on, plan towards, and hope for. And she was such an inspiration, her doctor and almost a dozen others decided to join.
Watch this video or read the story from NBC Los Angeles that tells all about it.
Determination took one cancer patient from a hospital bed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and inspired others — including her doctor — to join her.
When Lila Javan was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in 2010, she started chemotherapy, got a stem cell transplant from her sister …