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Sarcoma Awareness

My Painful Lesson in Awareness

In the very back of my file cabinet lies some seriously sacred territory – the many files documenting my brother’s medical history before sarcoma, records…

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Sarcoma Stomp

Our Joyful Sarcoma Stomp

By Sheila Mulcahy-Bell The journey may be harsh, but in the end I pray many are able to stomp out sarcoma. I knew nothing about…

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General

Life, Love and Light

Lovingly penned by Alex Whitaker (Team Jennifer) “Life, love and light.” My wife, Jennifer Whitaker, started signing correspondences with this phrase sometime in early 2015. It…

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Sarcoma Stomp

Rockin’ Wendie and Rainbow Wigs

I’ve wondered for a number of years now who Rockin’ Wendie was and I always admired Team Rockin’ Wendie’s Warriors at the annual Sarcoma Stomp. Tonight I finally…

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Sarcoma Survivor

Defining “Cured” from the Sarcoma Trenches

By guest blogger and sarcoma survivor, Julia McGrath It didn’t take me long after being diagnosed with sarcoma to come to the conclusion that cancer terminology…

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Donations

No Rare Disease Pity Party Here!

My family and friends will tell you that I’m a data dork, learn-a-holic and question queen. I guess that is a compliment? 😉 Since taking…

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General

Ground zero, but my way…

It was June 2009, and a big day for me. I had just returned from the car dealer, having closed one of life’s chapters by…

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Sarcoma Survivor

Life Awaits!

I get emotional – but in a good way – every time I meet someone in our sarcoma community. It’s a huge honor to meet…

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Donations

Our Supporters Don’t Need the Nickel!

During a recent trip to my mailbox, I retrieved a donation solicitation that yielded a familiar sight; one that I must admit, kinda irritates me.…

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General

Why She Volunteers

Volunteer Camine Pappas has donated countless hours to the Paula Takacs Foundation. She serves on our Marketing Committee, helping to craft the messages of hope and impact…

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