Tag Archives: UMGCC

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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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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Cigarettes and Cancer

May is a good month in which to blog about tobacco, smoking and cancer. May 31st is the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day and May 8th – 14th is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. When smoking … Continue reading

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JustAdvice: Navigating Patients through the Legal System

Last night, I had the opportunity to speak at the annual JustAdvice Year End Reception. JustAdvice is a program through the University of Maryland Law School (UMSOL) that seeks to provide legal services to lower middle class and working poor … Continue reading

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Why I Fight: A Post by Julie Baronas Morgan

On Oct. 4, 2009 my Father was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his throat. Dr. Cullen, Dr. Suntha and their the amazing staff at Greenebaum developed a personalized plan that gave him a time to rest as well as … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted!!

Race season is here and I am looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to help out with two upcoming races whose proceeds help the Ulman Cancer Fund!! The MD Half Marathon is on May 15th and we are looking to staff … Continue reading

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Understanding Patient Navigation

I recently joined UCF as a Program Associate, responsible for expanding Ulman’s successful Young Adult Patient Navigation Program, launched at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore, to new cancer centers.  So, what is patient navigation, why do … Continue reading

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Learning Something New

I learn a lot of from the young adult patients I serve. Regularly they teach me about resilience, loyalty and grace—hope in the face of unimaginable stress and odds.  These moments motivate me to come to work each day and … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Baltimore?

Well the answer is LOTS!  As Team Fight grows, Kyle and I are working closely together to both grow our program into Baltimore and also have more of a presence at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, where our … Continue reading

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For Chris

Today we honor the life of my brother-in-law, Christopher Reilly. Chris passed away last Saturday at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications due to stomach cancer. Chris was just shy of 51 when he died, technically no longer … Continue reading

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