Tag Archives: Cancer

The Fight is Far From Over

The journey is over. Did it even happen? Three weeks in RVs and Vans running across AMERICA. When you say it out loud it sounds so IMPOSSIBLE, but we just did it. So what else could be POSSIBLE… that we … 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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It was Never About the Run

The resounding message I have continue to have in my mind and heart about the Run Across America was that it was never about a run.  This journey was about the people. This journey was about: Laura reading the story of … 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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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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Why We Run

In the dark of the night, (11pm on Monday March 26th to be exact) our team gathered in a circle around our bags on the side of the road in Brawley, CA. I don’t know much about Brawley, but it … 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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Kicking off Cancer to 5K!

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of joining our survivor runners, coaches, alumni, friends, family, and fellow staff members at a truly special event, the Cancer to 5K Spring Season Kickoff Dinner. The 2012 Kickoff was the first time in … 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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