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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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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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UCF Launches New Young Adult Support Group in Baltimore Office

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF) and our Young Adult Patient Navigation program continues to grow, not only providing services and support in the cancer centers where UCF navigators work, but expanding our reach to touch young adults … Continue reading

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In their SHOES

In reflecting on the last couple of weeks, I thought I would write a little bit about some of the people I have chatted with this week. Each week and each day I have the privilege of meeting some very … Continue reading

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YACS is coming to Towson!

During my first few weeks at UCF, I spend a majority my time on Towson’s campus. I hit the ground running on several events. Towson Tackles Cancer was one and another was the school’s health fair. While at the health … Continue reading

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Making connections…

As a former career counselor and academic advisor, I know the importance of networking. I used to teach my students that “nEtworking is one letter away from nOt working.” Since coming aboard at the Ulman Cancer Fund with a new … Continue reading

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“Navigation”

I thought I would write a brief post this week about navigation.  Navigation is essentially what drives us here at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.  But what does this mean?  I had a great conversation yesterday with an … Continue reading

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