Meet Jonathan Yip – 2016 Courage Award Recipient

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Meet Jonathan Yip – 2016 Courage Award Recipient

        In 2010, Jonathan Yip was diagnosed with osteosarcoma after returning from a carefree summer in China. Taking time off from his studies at Harvard, Jonathan underwent chemotherapy and surgery over the course of the next 10 months. At the end of his treatment, thanks to the dedication and expertise of his team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, including Dr. John Healey and Jody Roth, RN, Jonathan emerged cancer free and leg intact. A week after chemotherapy ended, bald and with a cane, Jonathan went to Washington, DC to intern at the White House National Economic…  Read More »

Meet Bonnie Newman-Myers – 2016 Courage Award Recipient

    Bonnie Newman was 19 years old when she was diagnosed with cancer for the first time. A semester in school was delayed for treatment, but she eventually graduated from college and spent the following summer on a backpacking adventure through Europe with her twin sister. The second time she was diagnosed, Bonnie was a new hire at a large Wall Street firm and the youngest woman accepted into their Broker/Financial Advisors training program. Only 6 weeks into her new position, she found out her cancer had returned and spread. After surgery, chemotherapy, and a long recovery, she returned…  Read More »

Meet Nathan Greenberg – 2016 Courage Award Recipient

    Nathan Greenberg was just 21 years old, captain of the Union College Men’s lacrosse team, and eager to head into his senior year of college.  At this moment in his life, Nathan had everything figured out and was looking forward to one final summer of fun before the real world.  However, one week before he headed back for his senior year,  he was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in his left hip. After two surgeries, 13 rounds of chemotherapy, and countless trips to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nathan was able to complete his treatment. Because of his positive…  Read More »

Sarcoma Foundation of America to Present John H. Healey, MD, with the Nobility in Science Award

 – Healey to be honored at the 14th Annual Fundraising Gala –   DAMASCUS, Md. – April 28, 2016 – The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA), an organization dedicated to increased research funding and advocacy for sarcoma, is pleased to announce that John H. Healey, MD, FACS, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is the 2016 recipient of the Nobility in Science Award.  Dr. Healey will be honored at SFA’s 14th Annual New York fundraising gala, “A Celebration of Life.”  The event will take place on May 12, 2016, at Guastavino’s, 409 E 59th Street, New York,…  Read More »