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    60 Minutes Steps Into Our World

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    On Sunday night, 60 Minutes aired a story about the astronomical costs of cancer drugs and the short- and long-term financial implications for the patients who have no choice but to take them. Dr. Leonard Saltz and Dr. Peter Bach of Memorial Sloan-Kettering talked about [...]

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    A Month of Cancer Awareness: Five Things You Should Know

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    September was a busy month in the cancer world: Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, Childhood Cancers Awareness Month, Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month, and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month…there was A LOT of awareness in thirty days! Now, as we [...]

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    The SAMFund Webinar Series

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    The deadline for our 2014 grant cycle recently passed, and in the many hundreds of applications received, we heard a similar story: being cancer-free doesn’t mean that cancer IS free. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Being a young adult in today’s economy is challenging [...]

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    Sarcoma Awareness Month

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    July was Sarcoma Awareness Month, and at The SAMFund we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge our many friends and alumni who are sarcoma survivors, including our very own Executive Director, Sam. Most common in children and young adults, 40% of bone sarcomas and 20% of soft tissue sarcomas are [...]

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    Full Circle

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    I feel just like I’m sinking and I claw for solid ground I’m pulled down by the undertow I never thought I could feel so low oh darkness I feel like letting go if all of the strength and all of the courage come and [...]

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