• Created in honor of Eric McLean, the Leukemia Ironman Fundraiser for Eric (L.I.F.E.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to cancer survivorship by providing assistance to cancer patients in need, scholarship programs, and donating to cancer research laboratories. We will help draw awareness and contribute towards finding more effective treatments, and one day, a cure.

Watch Eric on the news Wednesday November 25th!


On Wednesday November 25th, 2009 @ 9:00pm, Eric will be on television on WLUK FOX 11 Green Bay.  Then one hour later at 10:00pm, Eric will be on NBC Milwaukee and NBC Green Bay.  The NBC interview will include Eric's physician, Dr. Bredeson as well as Milwaukee Brewers legend and All-Star, Mr. Larry Hisle.  Tune in!  And if anyone has the ability to DVR any of these news clips and send us a copy it would be much appreciated!

The DLI went well today

November 20, 2009 - Everything went well today. The DLI is complete and Lindsey's cells should be hard at work attacking the beast cells that do not belong!!  Eric published a video about it the very next day on November 21st titled Confessions #36, click here if you would like to watch it.  Thank you for all of the love and support.

The McLean Family


  • The reason that these years have been the best is that I think that I might have had a somewhat positive impact on your lives and perhaps your understanding of what cancer is and what it can do, to both those of us that it has personally attacked and those of us who know someone who is going through it. -Eric McLean
  • I just want children to be left with a better life than what I was left with," he said. "I want them to experience the feeling I had in my life when I realized that I really mattered.
    ~ Larry Hisle
  • Realistically, I have two more Olympic cycles in me. I'm not going to let this beat me.  I've gained a lot of strength from you guys, if Eric can fight 5 times over I can overcome this one year of setbacks.
    ~ Chris Solinsky
  • Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men. ~ Albert Einstein
  • Never, never, never give up.
    ~ Winston Churchill
  • I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me! ~ Dr. Seuss
  • Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
    ~ Christopher Reeve
  • If you're going through hell, keep going.
    ~ Winston Churchill