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YACS DC

Our goal at the UCF is to connect young adults who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS) creates local communities of young adults committed to making a difference in the young adult cancer fight. … 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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Trevor’s Story

By: Trevor Bynoe I was diagnosed with gray-zone lymphoma back in November 2009. I went to the doctor one day to make sure my cough wasn’t the swine flu and instead found out that I had a 10 cm mass … Continue reading

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Focus on What Matters!

In this digital age, our brains are often overloaded with information received from multiple channels; whether that be from conversations, emails, instant messages, texts, tweets, Facebook updates, etc. With so much information coming in, it is easy to become distracted … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…

Last week, Katrina in our office asked all of us to send her one picture that had special meaning to us in connection to our work here at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.  She’s working on a project … Continue reading

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Make a Year End Investment in the Young Adult Cancer Fight

December 30, 2010 Dear Ulman Cancer Fund Supporter: Thirteen years ago I received a phone call from my best friend with some heavy news – he was diagnosed with cancer.  We were both college sophomores at the time and he … Continue reading

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An ending to a very special year!

About a year ago our Executive Director, Brock Yetso, asked a simple question to a young adult cancer patient at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center: “What can UCF do to help make your holiday better for you and … Continue reading

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A celebration and a farewell…

I came to the UCF because I was young, eager and jobless. I was offered an opportunity through AmeriCorps and I snatched it up; work with other young adults, create an army of volunteers and a virtual community of support. … Continue reading

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Young Adult Cancer Support DC

Our goal at the UCF is to connect young adults who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS) creates local communities of young adults committed to making a difference in the young adult cancer fight.. … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

A year ago, just 3 months after joining the team at  the UCF, I was deeply inspired by a personal delivery I got to make as an Ulman Cancer Fund elf. After the delivery I wrote this (cheesy) poem. For … Continue reading

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