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Bruins Tickets Raffle to Support Framingham Boy's Battle with Cancer

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:02 pm on May 31, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Tramiris Anthony is a 9 year old boy from Framingham, MA. He has always been a healthy, happy and athletic child, enjoying sports, videogames and, of course, playing with his friends.

In early April, just three months after his ninth birthday, Tramiris wasn't feeling well -- he awoke one night with severe dizziness and vomiting, symptoms which continued over the next few days.

Doctors suspected a virus, but when his nausea persisted over the following weeks he was ordered to undergo an MRI, revealing a tumor in his cerebellum.

After surgery at Children's Hospital in Boston to remove the growth, doctors diagnosed Tramiris with pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) with anpalastic features, an exceedingly rare form of brain cancer.

Tramiris is now being seen at Dana Farber, where they will continue to monitor his status over the following months

Treatment will likely include more surgery, as radiation and chemotherapy have not been shown to be effective in treating PXA.

Tramiris is now at home with his mother, Nicole, and will continue moving forward day by day.

Team Tramiris was created to help this young man from Framingham who is having a health crisis and needs our help.

To help raise funds, a raffle for (2) Tickets to the Stanley Cup Finals Boston Bruins vs. Vancouver Canucks have been graciously donated by Patty and Roger Dilbarian.

The tickets are to Game 4 - Wed June 8th - Section 19. Seats are end of row next to the sports deck. Tickets face value are $190 each and market value is $700+ each. These are awesome seats, an incredible opportunity to see Boston Bruins History and a great way to raise money for Tramiris.

Raffle tickets are $20 each. To purchase raffle tickets, contact Heather Connolly by sending email to: heatheratconnolly@comcast.net (All checks should be made payable to Tramiris Anthony Support Trust)

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  1. this is a great thing for a little boy. people should be commended for doing this. and lets all hope for a speedy recovery for this little boy

    Comment by richard smith — June 1, 2011 @ 7:33 am

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