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 »

Sarcoma Foundation of America Announces 14th Annual Fundraising Gala

– John H. Healey, MD, and Advaxis Immunotherapies among the honorees at the “Celebration of Life”-   DAMASCUS, Md.  – April 14, 2016 – The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) today announced that the 14th Annual SFA New York fundraising gala, “A Celebration of Life,” will take place on May 12, 2016, at Guastavino’s, 409 E 59th Street, New York, NY.  The New York event raises money to fund innovative sarcoma research that will lead to the development of new and better therapies for sarcoma patients. “A Celebration of Life” will honor those who have battled sarcoma, as well as…  Read More »

2015 Sarcoma Foundation of America Honorees

Every year, the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) honors those who have demonstrated strength and perseverance in their battle with sarcoma. On April 30, during the 13th Annual Sarcoma Foundation of America fundraiser, A Celebration of Life, the SFA will honor some very deserving individuals who have inspired other sarcoma patients by demonstrating that they do not have to be physically, emotionally or spiritually defeated by sarcoma. We are pleased to introduce you to this inspiring group of people. We hope that you will be as touched by their stories as we have been.   Richard Gorlick, MD – Nobility…  Read More »

SFA Courage Awards

2014 Sarcoma Foundation of America Courage Award Recipients Every year, the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) honors those who have demonstrated strength and perseverance in their battle with sarcoma.  On May 5, during the 12th Annual Sarcoma Foundation of America Gala, the SFA will present Courage Awards to some very deserving individuals who have inspired other sarcoma patients by demonstrating that they do not have to be physically, emotionally or spiritually defeated by sarcoma. We are pleased to introduce you to this inspiring group of people.  We hope that you will be as touched by their stories as we have…  Read More »

The Love of My Life…

By Cookie Rumely, Guest Blogger The love of my life, Paul Rumely, was diagnosed nine years ago with a soft tissue sarcoma.  Sarcoma?  We had never even heard of the disease and his was so rare that there were hardly any statistics. Approximately one year later, after having fought an amazingly courageous battle, Paul passed away at age 59 in 2005, with even the most notable doctor imaginable in charge of his case. Since 2005, it has been my great pleasure and honor to be involved with the Sarcoma Foundation of America in his memory.  I just couldn’t imagine not…  Read More »

We Demand a Cure in Our Time

Back in April of this year, the 10th Anniversary Sarcoma Foundation of America Gala was held in New York, NY.  Each year during the Gala, the SFA Courage Award is presented to individuals honoring their strength and perseverance in their battle against sarcoma.  The honorees at the 2012 Gala were inspiring and their stories powerful.  One of the Courage Award recipients, Kurt Weiss, MD, spoke on behalf of the group. Though we are months past this year’s Gala, we thought that the words that Dr. Weiss spoke this past April should be shared again.  We hope you find his resolve…  Read More »