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August2017
Sarcoma Survivors: Diana’s Story
Diana’s Story I was working as an ER nurse, and life was going quite smoothly for me and my family. One morning, as I was getting out of bed, my hand happened to brush against an unfamiliar lump on the side of my left leg, just 4 inches above the knee. It was painless, about half the size of a Silly Putty egg, and was easy to wiggle around. It seemed to have come out of nowhere. Alarmed, I called my doctor and got in to her office that morning to get it checked out. She examined it, and said,[...]
Sarcoma Survivor: Cheryl Fox
“The scariest thing doctors have ever told me? Probably that this just keeps recurring… There really is no cure” – Cheryl Fox Sarcoma survivor Cheryl Fox opens up about her liposarcoma diagnosis, treatment, and staying strong – both emotionally and physically. “Wendy Walk means a sense of community, a sense of support… They’re there, their heart’s in the right place, and [it’s] all about helping people.”
Join Us for the 4th Annual Swing & Strut for Sarcoma Saturday, August 5th, at 12:30 PM!
Calling all Ohioans! Join us for the 4th annual Swing & Strut for Sarcoma in honor of Mickey Stachel, who passed away from sarcoma in August of 2012. This event serves as a means to raise awareness of sarcoma and funds for research of this rare, aggressive form of cancer. It’s also a celebration of Mickey – his kindness, humor, generosity, and caring nature. What: 18-hole golf scramble or 5K walk, followed by children’s activities, a picnic, and a raffle Where: The Sanctuary Golf Club, 2017 Applegrove St. NW, North Canton, OH 44720 When: August 5, 2017 Ticket Options: $90 –[...]
Wendy Walk 2017: An Overview
More than 1,000 individuals – including patients and survivors – gathered in Miami, New York, and Los Angeles to raise awareness of sarcoma and funds to support research to find a cure for this rare, aggressive form of cancer that impacted the life of Wendy Landes. The Wendy Walk Foundation has raised over $3.65 million to date. From coast to coast, togetherness was a prevalent theme at each of this year’s Wendy Walks. Whether led by a survivor or walking in memory of a loved one, teams showed up in droves. Keynote speakers included Dr. Jonathan Trent of the Sylvester Cancer Center in[...]