Author Archives: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

About The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

The Mission of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is to enhance lives by supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer.

Celebrating Life on National Cancer Survivors Day

I’m Samantha, a twenty three year old cancer survivor completing a Year of Service at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF). This June 2nd I will be celebrating life and I invite you to join me! It was almost … Continue reading

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Berlin’s Casey Lupini Will Cycle Across America for Cancer

Casey Lupini a student at Clarkson University is participating in the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adult’s 4K for Cancer ride with a group of college-aged students on a 70 day, 4000+ mile bike ride from Baltimore to San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Survivor, I thought, that was going to be me

My first interaction with The Ulman Cancer Fund (UCF) was not as a survivor but as a supporter. I found out about UCF when I signed up for its inaugural Half Full Triathlon in 2010. After watching my dad go … Continue reading

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A Half Full Proposal

I’m Loren Bazualdo, and I raced in the Rev3 Half Full 70.0 triathlon benefiting the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults the weekend of, October 7th2012.  It was an incredible journey leading up to, during, and especially after the race.  … Continue reading

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Ulman Cancer Fund and LIVESTRONG Remain Focused on Mission

“As Lance Armstrong steps down as chairman of the Board of LIVESTRONG, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults continues our work with LIVESTRONG to support those affected by cancer. We are confident that LIVESTRONG will continue to focus on … Continue reading

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Why Mike is Half Full

Hello, my name is Mike Compson and I am a cancer survivor.  In January of 2008 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and presented with a number of different options to treat the cancer.  After being very scared and weighing … Continue reading

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Why Deanne is Half Full

The week of Half Full will be 5 years since I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Soon after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer in Oct 2007, I signed up for my first triathlon that I completed in June 2008 (The … Continue reading

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Why Meg is Half Full

In January 2010, I heard the words no one ever wants to hear from her doctor. I’d been diagnosed with a rare form of cervical cancer called adenocarcinoma. I had no symptoms, no previous abnormal test results and no family … Continue reading

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Remembering To Look Back

I had always thought of the scar on my chest as my scarlet letter. The scar that was once site of such a bad port infection that doctors used me as their  “worst case scenario” exhibit, but now it’s the … Continue reading

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You’re not an aluminum girl, you’re an Iron Girl. Fight!

I’ve been fortunate to see so many ladies train for their first Iron Girl through Team Fight over the last several months. It’s made me so proud to watch many of you perfect your stroke, run faster, and get up … Continue reading

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