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Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers
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January2016
Meet Tara Milhem, Friend of Wendy Walk
Our friend, Tara Milhem, travel and food blogger, recipe developer, photographer and yoga instructor, with over 60,000 followers is developing delicious and nutritious cancer-preventing recipes. Read her first of a series – a recipe for Healing Honey Toasted Apple Cinnamon Granola at The Whole Tara.
Sharon, Thriving 14 years after Leiomyosarcoma
Meet Sharon Anderson, MSW, ULMS, stage IV, 14 year thriver Executive Director, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation My path changed course in 2002. What was intended to be a surgery to remove a common uterine fibroid became the diagnosis of a rare sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma (LMS.) It’s estimated to occur in six people in a million. The information online was sparse and it was terrifying. When I found an online support group for LMS, I sat at my computer and cried. It was a lifeline of information, support and hope. These people were smart! They shared clinical trial data, referrals to sarcoma experts,[...]
Meet Dr. David Geller of Montefiore
Dr. David Geller is the Co-Director, Orthopaedic Oncology Service at Montefiore. 1) What is your favorite part of your job?  Making a difference in someone’s life, through innovation, research and the collaborative team-effort.  I think that unlike many medical conditions, sarcoma treatment truly requires all three aspects to realize meaningful outcomes. 2) Why is it so crucial to see a sarcoma specialist?  Sarcomas are a very rare group of tumors, making it essential that patients seek a center that has the experience, resources, and interest in managing these rare complex entities.  As an example, most orthopaedic surgeons will see only a[...]
Join Us January 21, 2016 for Our NYC Fundraiser!
Our winter cocktail party is our biggest fundraiser to support sarcoma research. Please join us at The Wooly, a speakeasy type bar/lounge in TriBeCa. It is a really fun night for all! When: January 21, 2016, from  8-11pm. Where: The Wooly, 11 Barclay St, New York, NY 10007 Enjoy: Open Bar and delicious “Taste of Wooly” appetizers. Dance to the DJ, and enter to win awesome raffle prizes! What to wear: Cocktail attire Click here to buy your tickets now!