SFA’s Bert Thomas to Speak in Wisconsin

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SFA’s Bert Thomas to Speak in Wisconsin

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network will host their annual educational event for patients and families living with sarcoma on Saturday, April 23 in Milwaukee, WI.   The event will be held at the Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Welcome Center from 8 AM to 2 PM.  Adult and pediatric health care professionals will discuss the latest sarcoma care and research. This event will include a round table discussion on patient advocacy and awareness featuring Bert Thomas, IV, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the Sarcoma Foundation of America.  For more information, contact Tracy Erlitz, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network, at…  Read More »

A Look Back at Rare Disease Day

Today’s post was written by Bert E. Thomas IV, PhD, CEO of the Sarcoma Foundation of America.   A little more than a year ago, I authored a blog post entitled, “Shedding Light on the Forgotten Cancer.”  I wrote this post in honor of Rare Disease Day, as a way of highlighting the needs of patients and families whose lives are touched by sarcoma – a rare cancer.  The year has flown by and we have once again observed another Rare Disease Day.  While Rare Disease Day always provides a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness and to unite our voices with those who…  Read More »