Emily Salka Continues Treatment for Brain Cancer

(Brookfield, NY – March 2012) Emily Salka of Brookfield, daughter of John and Erin Salka, continues undergoing treatment to battle an aggressive brain tumor diagnosed in January. After a weeklong trip to MD Anderson Medical Center in Texas, Emily is enduring 100-mile-a-day trips weekdays for treatment at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Moved by Outpouring of Support

To the Editor:

(Brookfield, NY – March 2012) When major events happen in someone’s life, be they good or bad, it has the effect of producing changes in their lives that may last a day or may last a lifetime; when our daughter Emily was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor and our worst nightmare […]

Outpouring of Support Heartwarming


By Denise Earl

(Brookfield, Morrisville, NY – March 2012) A Benefit was held on March 3 to assist the family of Emily Salka of Brookfield, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January. Emily, 18, had surgery at Upstate-Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse and was followed up at the M D Anderson […]

Brookfield Teen Fighting for Life

By Martha E. Conway

(Brookfield, NY – Jan. 2012) An 18-year-old Brookfield resident is fighting for her life at Golisano’s Children’s Hospital in Syracuse after the search for a cause of her headaches revealed a brain tumor Jan. 20. Emily Salka received the news about 9 a.m. that day; 24 hours later, the first-year SUNY […]