Tag Archives: young adults with cancer

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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Why Deanne is Half Full

The week of Half Full will be 5 years since I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Soon after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer in Oct 2007, I signed up for my first triathlon that I completed in June 2008 (The … Continue reading

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What the Affordable Care Act Means for Young Adults

Yesterday was a big day for cancer survivors all across our country – especially young adults.  In case you missed it, the Supreme Court upheld the ruling on the Affordable Care Act.  There was a lot of noise and debate … Continue reading

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Inspired

There are only a handful of moments in my life that, when I close my eyes, I can still remember almost every little detail about that exact moment – where I was, what I was feeling, the sounds, the smells … Continue reading

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Young Adults Embracing Survivorship (YES) 2012

CALLING ALL BALTIMORE-AREA YOUNG ADULT CANCER SURVIVORS! Saturday, June 2, 2012 marks the 5th Annual Y.E.S. (Young Adults Embracing Survivorship) Program at the Y of Central Maryland, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family Center at Stadium Place (the former site of … Continue reading

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Run Across America!!! Thoughts from Chris Jarc

Driving across America with the RV, I was totally excited about everything!  I wasn’t sure how everything was going to go down, but I was up in this to get it done!  There are so many awesome people at the … Continue reading

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Meet Lauren Antognoli, Cancer Survivor and Future Doctor

Lindsay here. As a first time blogger I thought I would start by introducing myself. I am one of the Ulman Cancer Fund’s Young Adult Patient Navigators and I work at Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Cancer Center.  I am so … 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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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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