Category Archives: Team Fight

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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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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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 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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True Grit: Cancer to 5K and Team Fight Run Survivor Harbor 7

Here at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, our motto, “Cancer changes lives…so do we” explains exactly what we set out to do every day – change lives for the better, and provide support for individuals affected by cancer. … Continue reading

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Here’s what Brian really does!

5 years ago UCF launched a formal initiative titled “Awareness Through Sport”.  I wanted to share a little of the history behind this initiative as it is now my career!  As and ex-jock, I am extremely thankful of how sport … Continue reading

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The first day of the rest of your life – Cancer Survivorship

Surviving cancer, the point in time when cancer treatment has ceased, marks a milestone moment in one’s cancer journey. The likely possibility of living beyond treatment is, of course, overwhelmingly positive news for patients and their families. However, the reality … 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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Team Fight – Here’s to a spectacular season with great things to come!

Wow! What a year! Team Fight closed out a spectacular 2011 with over 200 team members participating in the 2011 Baltimore Running Festival.  Thanks to our incredible team, we raised an amazing amount of funds that went directly towards the … Continue reading

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