Posts by KACF Admin
The Kristen Ann Carr Fund welcomes the 2017/2018 Surgical Fellow, Edmund (Ned) King Bartlett, MD
Dr. Bartlett will gain extensive clinical experience at MSK, where he’ll study recurrence patterns in patients with liposarcomas in their arms or legs. Liposarcomas are the most common type of sarcoma (approximately 20% of all such tumors). There are also several sub-types: well difrerentiated, dediferentiated, pleomorphc, myxoid, round cell. The clinical significance of these subtypes…Read More
Funding from The Kristen Ann Carr Fund Propels the Work of World-Renowned Pathologist and Director of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cristina Antonescu, MD
Dr. Antonescu’s research centers on the deep molecular characterization of rare sarcomas that strike children and young adults. The essence of precision medicine, these critical data point to the inner workings of a tumor, and are used to guide treatment decisions. The Fund is supporting Dr. Antonescu’s study of tumors that contain “simple” genetic abnormalities,…Read More
Liposarcoma and other ‘orphan diseases’ warrant research and attention
The LA Times recently published an article by liposarcoma specialist Dr. William W Tseng. In it, he speaks about what drives those who specialize in treating and researching “orphan diseases” such as sarcoma. Click HERE to read more.Read More
Join KACF to Ride in Cycle for Survival Again!
We are excited to let you know the Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team for Cycle for Survival on Sunday February 12th at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Ilyse and Paul Lesser, Nina Mohr and Tristine Skyler. Last year we raised over $20,000 and this year we are…Read More
Video Interview with Dr. George Demetri
This short video interview with Dr. George Demetri reaffirms why our work with sarcoma is so significant in understanding and ultimately conquering other cancer types: http://bit.ly/29OwmuaRead More
KACF Rides in Cycle for Survival Again!
We are so happy to share that the The Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team again for Cycle for Survival on February 21st at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Ilyse, Paul, and Courtney Lesser, James and Katie Dunning, Ryan and Lauren Fisher, and Tristine Skyler. Last year we raised over $10,000 and this year we are…Read More
KACF Selected as Beneficiary of “A Night of Giving Back”
The Kristen Ann Carr Fund is honored to have been selected as one of the three benefitting charities for “A Night of Giving Back” hosted by Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge. KACF was selected in memory of our mutual dear friend and long-time KACF supporter, Steve Gelobter, who passed away on Sunday, November 1st. Steve…Read More
KACF Returns to Cycle for Survival
We are excited to let you know the The Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team for Cycle for Survival on March 1st at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Rishon Blumberg, Ilyse and Paul Lesser and Tristine Skyler. The rumor on Facebook is that Rishon has posted that he will even…Read More
How Rare is Liposarcoma?
The Globe and Mail covered a story recently on Mayor Rob Ford’s recent liposarcoma tumor diagnosis. The article takes a deeper dive into liposarcoma, using this graph to clarify just how rare liposarcoma is compare to various other types of cancers. Click HERE to read more.Read More
2011 & 2014 New England Sarcoma Symposium Links
The New England Sarcoma Symposium is held every year in different locations around the New England area. It is an event for medical professionals to gather and discuss the latest advances in the field of surgical oncology. Some of the participants include KACF fellows, Steven C. Katz, Johnathan Lewis, and many more. Here are links to…Read More