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Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers
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Aftercare in Sarcoma: One Size Does Not Fit All
An analysis of more than 800 patients found that the one-size-fits-all approach to “aftercare” for localized soft tissue sarcoma is misguided. Local recurrence and distant metastasis occur in a non-constant fashion in the years after treatment, and a time- and risk-adapted strategy for aftercare is warranted. “Aftercare is something that we all do every day in our clinical work,” said Florian Posch, MD, MSc, of the Medical University of Graz in Austria. Because there is no established standard-of-care for soft-tissue sarcoma aftercare, Posch and colleagues conducted a study with the hypothesis that “the rate is much more informative than the[...]
Cooking with Cancer: Holly Clegg’s Chicken Tortilla Soup
Looking for a last-minute meal? Easy and satisfying, this one-pot soup fulfills the craving for a terrific homemade dish. Holly Clegg’s Chicken Tortilla Soup Makes 8 (1-cup) servings Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 3 corn tortillas, cut into small pieces 5 cups fat-free chicken broth, divided 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 2 cups shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast 1 cup frozen corn 1 (4-ounce) can green chilies 1 cup red enchilada sauce Directions: In large nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté onion, garlic, and[...]
Wendy Walk Q+A: Kerry Hamilton
Birmingham, UK resident Kerry Hamilton opened up to us about her ongoing battle with Leiomyosarcoma. Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Kerry. I work as a territory sales manager for a spectacle company, which I absolutely love. I’m a naturally positive person with a great family and a super special group of friends. I like to get the best out of every situation… and to laugh a good laugh. I’m also a tomboy who loves getting outdoors with my rescue dog, Lady, and also enjoys the occasional chance to get glammed up for a night out[...]
Wendy Walk Q+A: Peri Gilpin
Actress and advocate for sarcoma awareness Peri Gilpin opened up to us about her mother’s battle with Leiomyosarcoma and her experience with Wendy Walk. How did you first become aware of sarcoma cancer? I am not sure… I learned that my mother had cancer in November of 1983 a couple of days before her 42nd birthday. It was several years later that I realized it was a sarcoma cancer. What kind of sarcoma was your mom diagnosed with? My mother was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma. She was told it started in the wall of her uterus and metastasized by her hysterectomy. Where[...]