Holly Butcher was a courageous young woman who recently lost her battle with Ewing’s sarcoma. She wrote a letter explaining what she experienced and what facing cancer taught her about life. She at too young an age had the great teacher “cancer” bring life into focus. Her words are very touching and are useful tips for […]
After another successful Sarcoma Strong 5k Event at UAlbany on August 19, 2017, we feel confident as an organization that our second $100,000 Sarcoma Strong Research Grant is just one event away from funding. Initial calculations to date since funding our first research grant is ~$60,000 raised towards that 2nd grant. By the completion of […]
Hibernation is an adaptation that helps many animals conserve energy by remaining inactive, greatly slowing their metabolism and reducing their body temperature for days, weeks or even months at a time. Typically, animals hibernate in order to survive long periods when food is scarce. It has been too long since our last post on […]
Pre-registration closes at 10am Thursday, August 17th for the 4th Annual Sarcoma Strong 5k Run/Walk. Log-on now to register and help us UNITE THE SARCOMA FIGHT. http://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/reg2017.php?e=927
August 19th 9am @ UAlbany 5k Course is your time to make a difference. To show solidarity with our sarcoma warriors and their families. Individually we accomplish very little. Together we are inspiring. We are giving hope. We are funding needed research the scope of which is endless. Register NOW! Because NOW is the time […]
Now is the time to take action. Online pre-registration for this year’s run will close next Thursday, August 17th at 10am. Register now to make sure you register in time to get our event T-shirt available to the first ~400 registrants. Click on registration link below to register: http://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/reg2017.php?e=927 A few exciting announcements […]
Another organization doing their part to support the Sarcoma Community. Help spread the word about this documentary on Ewing’s sarcoma by sharing the trailer.
REGISTER TODAY FOR THE RUN/WALK AND HELP UNITE THE SARCOMA FIGHT.
Art offers a means of self-expression. Body Art or a Tattoo can often be a way to remember an important event, person or experience. Today I was more observant of a long-term patient’s body art. Just above her thigh incision used to remove a malignant bone tumor she designed a tattoo to remember her experience and celebrate […]
It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Bang Hoang, from Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as the recipient for the 1st Sarcoma Strong/MSTS $100,000 Research Grant. Dr. Hoang’s work will look at the ability to target microRNA with Flavokawain as Therapy for Osteosarcoma. We are hopeful that the work […]