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…

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Osteosarcoma survivor Danny Jacobs: A Knockout Inspiring Story

In May of 2011, Danny Jacobs was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, Doctors found a quarter-sized tumor, the size of a walnut, wrapped around his spine. The cancerous tumor damaged his nerves and caused partial paralysis in his legs. Doctors advised him to quit boxing, that the risk of injury would be too great. But Jacobs, who…

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KACF Supports the New England Oncology Symposium

The Kristen Ann Carr Fund has teamed up with the New England Oncology Symposium to fund travel, lodging, and registration fees for 24 Traveling Fellows from Surgical Oncology training programs across North America. The Traveling Fellows will have the chance to interact with and learn from leading sarcoma experts (Brennan, Lewis, Katz, Sicklick). This program…

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KACF teams up with SoxxyAir to create KACF Socks!

Our friend Sarah Stabile and SoxxyAir have launched a crowd funding campaign through Indiegogo to promote a new line of compression socks that give back with a portion of the proceeds benefiting five different charities including KACF. Click HERE to check out their campaign to learn more about SoxxyAir and buy your own pair of…

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KACF at Cycle For Survival!

KACF was represented by a team led by Ilyse Lesser at the Cycle for Survival Fundraiser this past weekend! Together they raised over $7,800 for KACF programs at MSKCC! Take a look at the team here: http://bit.ly/1o3DCyY

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New Research Confirms Sarcoma as “The Forgotten Cancer”

According to this article from Canada Newswire, “New research commissioned by the Sarcoma Cancer Foundation of Canada confirms that sarcoma is the “forgotten cancer,” with only one third of Canadians knowing what the disease is and a quarter saying they’ve never heard of it. Further, only 17 per cent of Canadians correctly identified sarcoma as the…

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2013 Gala – What a Night to Remember!

We hope everyone in attendance had as great a night as we did. We want to thank everyone for all their hard work and contributions which made the night such a huge success! We loved everyone’s dedication to reaching our $1 million goal for this year, including Bruce Springsteen who spontaneously added a personal guitar…

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2013 Raffle Preview

We are ROCKIN. The event is on track to raise the most money in our history as we walk in the door but there is still a long way to go to reach our goal which comes down to the following three things: Last minute sponsors and ticket buyers. We WILL sell out so if…

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Gala Honors Music Entrepreneur Michael Solomon

(originally released by Shore Fire Media) 20th Annual Kristen Ann Carr Fund Gala Honors Music Entrepreneur Michael Solomon at “A Night To Remember,” April 20th Music Memorabilia, VIP Getaway Packages, Gourmet Dining & More WHAT: The Kristen Ann Carr Fund, marking its 20th anniversary, will host the annual fundraiser “A Night To Remember” at Tribeca…

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2013 Auction Preview

Good news.. this year’s event is off to a tremendous start. For the most part, we are tracking to beat last year, which was our most successful year ever! Our Honorary Chair, Michael Solomon, has set an ambitious goal to hit $1 Million for the 20th Anniversary. We’re still a bit shy of this target…

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