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.

Why We Fight

This summer has been a huge learning experience for me working at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. One thing I’ve noticed, and I’m sure its been said before, is there is never a shortage of inspiration working here. … Continue reading

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The 4K Way

As I sat at desk #2 on intern row, I began my usual morning routine with a sip of my freshly made iced coffee (that is a must!). Then I pull up my 4K Awareness Cup spreadsheet (working at UCF … Continue reading

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The Power of a Good Coach

Throughout my athletic “career”, I’ve had the opportunity to work with all types of coaches – some good, some not so good, and one that, looking back on it, truly changed my attitude towards teamwork, sports and life. Her name … Continue reading

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Celebrating 3 Years Cancer Free!

Three years. That’s how long ago it’s been since I had surgery to remove the cancer growing in my body. Today, I celebrate the anniversary of my surgery, thankfully leaving me in remission for the past three years. All that … Continue reading

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Part Of The Team

People usually associate a curse word with the term “intern.” An intern is the office b*tch. I’ve been the intern at UCF for the past month. And I’ve noticed something about this place: not once have I ever felt like … Continue reading

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The Heroes of our Everyday Lives

When I was younger, I would clutch the end of my chair watching Indiana Jones and even tailored my email to have Mario Lemieux’s ice hockey jersey number; my heroes at the time. At the Celebrating Heroes Triathlon, I learned … Continue reading

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An Extra Ounce of Fight

This blog is written by one of our summer interns, Christina Sheridan. You can read more about Christina on her bio page. http://www.ulmanfund.org/About-Us/Our-Team/Christina-Sheridan.aspx ************************************************************************************* As I began to think about my first ever UCF blog post, a lot of ideas … Continue reading

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Ulman Cancer Fund support group now available to young adult cancer survivors in the DC area

UCF’s presence in the DC area is expanding! Isn’t that exciting?! We have two employees in DC and also have a support group that meets regularly. This past February, the group met for this first time, and since then, the … Continue reading

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Inspired

There are only a handful of moments in my life that, when I close my eyes, I can still remember almost every little detail about that exact moment – where I was, what I was feeling, the sounds, the smells … Continue reading

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Run Across America!!! Thoughts from Chris Jarc

Driving across America with the RV, I was totally excited about everything!  I wasn’t sure how everything was going to go down, but I was up in this to get it done!  There are so many awesome people at the … Continue reading

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