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Urge Your Representatives to Reject Medicare Cuts that will Impact Cancer Care!

Although there is a need to correct the Medicare Physician reimbursement problem that has long threatened Medicare beneficiaries' continued access to care… we cannot afford to weaken the CANCER CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM… which will prevent beneficial access to Oncology Treatment for all cancer patients. Read The US Oncology Network Update here:  oppose medicare cuts 2012

Take a BITE Out of AYA Cancer: Less than one week away!!!

  Through your support we will raise awareness and help find better ways treat AYA Cancer! FIGHT! CONQUER! CURE!!!

Kicking the Cancer Blues with Kristine Jackson

Blues Recording Artist Kristine Jackson will be performing* at our Take a BITE out of AYA Cancer Fundraiser!  January 21st, 2012 7 – 11:30 pm. Advance Sale Tickets $30  At the Door $35 includes all the food (dinner and desserts) and beverages (wine, beer, pop, coffee) dancing! raffles!  silent auctions! Contact: angiegiallourakis@yahoo.com for more information […]

Happy New Year = Finding a Cure for Cancer!

        I THINK IT'S REALLY COOL THAT JUDE LAW SUPPORTS AYA CANCER RESEARCH! HOPE YOU WILL DO THE SAME! LET'S LOOK TO THE FUTURE WHEN CANCER WILL BE  EASILY DETECTED AND CURED!!! FIGHT! CONQUER! CURE!!!

In Memory Of A Wonderful Young Man

 We were deeply saddened by the recent loss of our dear friend Dean Paras, age 26 years, After a 5 month battle to NETS (neuroendocrine tumors). Dean was recently awarded his Ph.D. from Vanderbuilt University. His passing has left a great void in this weary world of ours. Rest in Peace Good Friend!    "Blessed […]

Dr. Jeffrey Auletta Wins Cleveland Red Cross Hero Award

  Dr. Auletta, a pediatric oncologist at University Hospitals, tirelessly attends to the needs of his patients with professionalism, grace and commitment. Dr. Auletta serves his patients with compassion, empathy and expertise and is an endless advocate for young people who are diagnosed, in treatment or surviving cancer. Dr. Auletta is pivotal in helping local […]

Spreading the Word: Fight Conquer Cure!!!

The Steven G AYA Cancer Fund was represented at two important events: The 2nd International GVHD Symposium in Cleveland, OH and The YA Alliance Conference in Austin, TX.  We listened, shared and learned from dedicated professionals. committed advocates, and inspiring survivors!!! What a wonderful way to get the word out that : We will not […]

A Reflection on the Price of Survivorship

           (Steven and Dr.Alex)     I  am very thankful to God that Steven is two and half years out from his bone marrow transplant. Overall he is doing well. He is able to enjoy his life as a 21 year old who lives independently, attends college, plays in a rock band, […]

EXPRESS YOUR CONCERN OVER PROPOSED MEDICARE CUTS ON CANCER FIGHTING DRUGS!!!

To Contact Your Legislator Click on the Link Below. http://www.legislink.com   To read the President Obama's response click on the whitehouse.gov link. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/10/31/executive-order-reducing-prescription-drug-shortages

GVHD SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULED NOVEMBER 4TH

JUST A REMINDER THAT THE GVHD SYMPOSIUM FOR PROFESSIONALS, SURVIVORS AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 4TH, 2011. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT THE LATEST GVHD RESEARCH! PLEASE SEE PREVIOUS POST AND EVENTS CALENDAR FOR MORE INFORMATION!! SEE YOU ON THE 4TH!