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YACS U: Spreading Awareness on Maryland College Campuses

Some of the most inspirational moments are the ones that seem the most “normal” at the time: After our Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS) Towson student group completed a long, tough day of yard work and spring cleaning for a … Continue reading

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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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Reflections on the Past 15 Years – by Diana Ulman

It is August 2011 and I find myself reflecting on the last 15 years – The happenings of August 1996 affected our lives in ways that no one could have predicted – ways large and small – positive and negative … Continue reading

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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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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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Top 10 Reasons Why I love Team Fight

There are so many reasons why I love being a part of Team Fight, here is my top ten list… 10. Because of the encouragement and support of my coaches and teammates I am now an Iron Girl and got … Continue reading

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YACS B’More – A night to honor Tom Backof

As part of my job at Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, I have the privilege of planning our YACS B’more events. Last Thursday, I was thrilled to see all the work of planning the event come together beautifully as we had an … 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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Save The Date – Screw Cancer Brew Hope HoCo!

The Ulman Cancer Fund staff has returned from our staff retreat inspired and dedicated to transforming the lives of those affected by cancer! One of the ways we transform lives is through our non-traditional support and social opportunities for young … Continue reading

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