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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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Walking the Walk, Guest Blog by John Sunder

Walking the Walk It is important for me to remember how she lived and not those last few days when she had gained fifteen pounds from tumor weight and could scarcely speak or know to whom she was speaking.  A … 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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Screw Cancer Brew Hope – Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Union Jack’s of Columbia Top Ten Reasons you should attend: 10. The chef at Union Jack’s has prepared a special menu for us! 9. You need a night off of training. 8. Fordham and Old Dominion … Continue reading

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What our volunteers mean to us…

It is National Volunteer Appreciation week and as the Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on how much our volunteers mean to us at the Ulman Cancer Fund. Volunteers are so critical to … Continue reading

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A Fairtale Story on Patient Navigation at UCF

This week marks the culmination of an amazing journey and the beginning of something great at UCF.  On Wednesday we announced the launch of our Adolescent & Young Adult Patient Navigation Program at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer – the … 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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