Category Archives: Patient Navigation

Parenting with Cancer

In mid-July, the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, in partnership with the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) and the Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Foundation, will begin a 6 week program for children whose parents are … Continue reading

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Meet Lauren Antognoli, Cancer Survivor and Future Doctor

Lindsay here. As a first time blogger I thought I would start by introducing myself. I am one of the Ulman Cancer Fund’s Young Adult Patient Navigators and I work at Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Cancer Center.  I am so … Continue reading

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2012 Scholarship Program Update

Friday marked the due date for the 2012-2013 UCF Scholarships and we were overwhelmed by the number of applications we received- in total, 698!  Last year we received 342- unbelievable!  We are thrilled that we have this program that helps … Continue reading

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Introducing Pedal Pals

I hope you are doing well and having a great week!  I would like to introduce you to a brand new initiative called Pedal Pals, which is taking place this summer with the 4K for Cancer.  In brief, the 4K … Continue reading

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Cancer to 5K Gives Cancer Survivors Something to Celebrate

We are currently recruiting participants and volunteer for the Spring 2012 Cancer to 5K teams in Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Howard County! Cancer to 5K is a 12-week, free running program for cancer survivors, and is open to participants of … Continue reading

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UCF Young Adult Patient Naviagation Programs Expanding

The energy around UCF’s Young Adult Patient Navigation program keeps growing.  Our newest navigator, Lindsay Ammons, began working this month at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University Hospital.  Lindsay has a Masters in Social Work and clinical experience working … Continue reading

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Last Day of Chemo!

For the past few months, I have been working on implementing the UCF Patient Navigation program at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC for short). Along the way, I have gotten to know many wonderful nurses, oncology support staff members, … Continue reading

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A Ride To INSPIRE

For many of us, the Memorial Day Weekend marked the unofficial start of summer and a day to remember those that have served our country.  This past Memorial Day weekend, I spent time with an amazing group of 90 young … Continue reading

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Olivia’s Packages of Hope

This week I had the opportunity to meet Olivia. Olivia is a middle school student from the Annapolis area who chose to create care packages for young adult patients fighting cancer at UMGCC as part of her 8th grade capstone … Continue reading

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Y.E.S. Young adults Embracing Survivorship – 4th Annual Event

On Saturday, June 4th the Ulman Cancer Fund, in collaboration with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Maryland Chapter, Towson University Nursing, and the Y of Central Maryland will host the Y.E.S. Program at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family … Continue reading

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