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My Sarcoma Story – Kimberly

  Kimberly’s Story: June 20, 2016. This was the day that I first heard the word Sarcoma. It was 3 am, and I woke up to get a glass of water and saw an email on my phone from Quest – the results of my biopsy. I opened it, thinking it… Read More

My Sarcoma Story – Evan

  Note: Evan’s story was shared by his wife, Felicia. Evan’s Story: My husband Evan and I are parents to two young children, a 1-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son. After experiencing some intermittent pain in his left ankle, in December 2015 Evan got an MRI which revealed a mass in his… Read More

A Window of Hope

 Today’s post was written by Bert E. Thomas IV, PhD, MBA, CEO of the Sarcoma Foundation of America.   There was a long period of time where there seemed to be little to no progress in finding ways to battle the forgotten cancer known as sarcoma. This period of time lasted… Read More

My Sarcoma Story – Donna

  Donna’s Story: My story starts in 2014. My husband and I were in the process of renewing our life insurance. My broker was on me about getting an MRI on my leg. If Mike Spena had not pushed me to get my MRI done, I would definitely not be writing my… Read More

2016 – A Year of Hope and Progress

Dear Sarcoma Foundation of America Supporter, As the calendar takes us into the holiday season, we take the time to reflect on the year that has passed.  In the sarcoma community, 2016 has been a year of hope and progress.  Two new sarcoma drugs have been approved, one drug for… Read More

Ways to Help Sarcoma Warriors this Year-End

  Thank you to all who have so generously supported the Sarcoma Foundation of America this year!  Your contributions have helped us accomplish so much in 2016. Together, we continue our work toward a cure in our time. Thinking about making a year-end gift?  There’s still time. Check out our… Read More

SFA Launches Public Service Announcement Campaign

The Sarcoma Foundation of America recently launched a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign. The campaign, named “Sarcoma is Cancer,” is designed to educate a broader audience about sarcoma, introducing many listeners to this rare cancer for the very first time. These PSAs have already begun airing on radio stations… Read More

Hope Through Advocacy and Policy

 Today’s post was written by Bert E. Thomas IV, PhD, MBA, CEO of the Sarcoma Foundation of America. As I write my last blog for the year, I can’t help but to think about the time of year and what it means for everyone. The Holiday Season is a time of… Read More

My Sarcoma Story – Catherine

Note: Catherine’s story was shared by her mother, Jennifer. Catherine’s Story: Catherine was a perfectly healthy teenager. She was 16, a junior in high school and had just finished her field hockey season. Catherine was looking forward to a trip to Italy with her high school singing group. Catherine developed pain in… Read More

Take Action: Childhood Cancer STAR Act

  UPDATE 12/9/2016: Thank you to all of the advocates who reached out to their Senators to urge passage of the STAR Act. Unfortunately, a vote in the Senate will not take place this year. This is not the end, as the effort will begin again in 2017.   UPDATE: On… Read More

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