THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE CELEBRATION OF LIFE A SUCCESS

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THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE CELEBRATION OF LIFE A SUCCESS

On behalf of everyone at the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA),THANK YOU!  The Celebration of Life drew in over 350 individuals from the across the New York region and raised over $550,000! “A Celebration of Life” honored those who have battled sarcoma, as well as those who have dedicated their lives and careers to the treatment of sarcoma patients. At this year’s 14th Annual Fundraising event, we honored John H. Healey, MD, FACS, with the Sarcoma Foundation of America’s Nobility in Science Award, and Advaxis Immunotherapies™ for their work to advance an immunotherapy platform to fight osteosarcoma in pediatric patients. We…  Read More »

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 »