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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Eleison Pharmaceuticals Clinical Trial

Eleison Pharmaceuticals currently has a clinical trial open at several academic sites, including Montefiore (Bronx), Moffitt (Tampa), and Memorial Sloan Kettering (NYC). They are testing an Inhaled Lipid Cisplatin (ILC) experimental drug as a treatment for recurrent pulmonary Osteosarcoma. For more information, see the Clinical Study listing at ClinicalTrials.gov [listing NCT01650090]. This drug trial may…

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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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