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Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers
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August2014
In honor of Amanda Noble’s 29th birthday, here is a brief update on the research being funded in her name
The Synovial Sarcoma Research Foundation and the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative awarded a $250,000 International Collaborative Grant for synovial sarcoma research funded in part by the Wendy Walk Foundation in memory of Amanda Noble. The research project, which focuses on understanding the development of the disease, is a global effort of five investigators in Canada, the Netherlands and the United States. Synovial sarcomas comprise about 10% of soft tissue sarcomas, and they often affect adolescents and young adults. Conventional chemotherapies are of limited benefit to synovial sarcoma patients, leaving them at risk for recurrence and metastasis. Unlike most cancers, synovial sarcomas[...]
Upcoming FringeNYC Show is Donating a Percentage of Proceeds to Wendy Walk
Max Ritvo, one of the performers in "We're Very Proud and We Love you So Much", is currently battling Ewings Sarcoma. Read his story and get more info on tickets and showtimes in NYC!