wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Local

Inspirational Maryland Student Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

View Comments
Zach Lederer

CBS Baltimore (con't)

Affordable Care Act Updates:
CBSBaltimore.com/ACA

Health News & Information:
CBSBaltimore.com/Health

Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The ControversialPOEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.

Top Celebrities On TwitterTop Celebrities On Twitter

Ranking Stephen KingRanking Stephen King

Famous Women Who Underwent Double MastectomiesFamous Women Who Underwent Double Mastectomies

» More Photo Galleries

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A University of Maryland student who inspired people across the country has lost his battle with brain cancer.

Zach Lederer, 20, was a manager for the Terps men’s basketball team–even while he fought for his life.

Related Story: Thousands Supporting Univ. Of Md. Freshman’s Fight Against Cancer By ‘Zaching’

A photo of him taken right after brain surgery went viral. It was imitated by dozens of celebrities and teams and nicknamed “Zaching.”

Zach was a graduate of Centennial High School.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus