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ARE YOU COMING? WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

Hello Friends, It is not in my nature to be bossy (ha) or demanding (double ha) but we are getting down to the wire. Our annual fundraiser TAKE A BITE OUT OF CANCER – will take place in  TWO WEEKS!!! Please remember that your donations go directly to support local PAYA (pediatric, adolescent and young […]

Wishing you a Joyous Holiday With Family and Friends

Dear Family and Friends YOU ARE VERY IMPORTANT!!! WITHOUT YOU WE WOULDN’T EXIST!!! Through your support the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund has reached out and served the pediatric, adolescent and young adult (PAYA) cancer community. We have funded clinicians and researchers in medicine and the social sciences to find better ways to treat […]

Critical Mass Research Poster Awardees

Each year Critical Mass:YA Cancer Alliance, holds an important conference bringing together stakeholders in the field of YA Cancer. Researchers, doctors, nurses, non-profit administrators, survivors and caregivers come together to learn from each other. This year the conference was held in Chicago. As a Critical Mass partner, and strong advocate for YA Cancer Research, our […]

EVIDENCED BASED CARE FOR AYA’S – AMELIA BAFFA

CONGRATULATIONS TO AMELIA BAFFA, CLINICAL ONCOLOGY NURSE, AYA PATIENT NAVIGATOR AT RAINBOW, BABIES & CHILDRENS’ HOSPITAL AND SEIDMAN CANCER CENTER FOR HER CONTINUED EFFORTS TO IMPROVE CARE TO ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULT CANCER PATIENTS, AMELIA RESEARCH POSTER WAS PRESENTED AT THE ACADEMY OF ONCOLOGY NURSE NAVIGATOR CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA LAST WEEK. OVER 700 ONCOLOGY […]

Navigating and Advocating for Yourself at School, College, and the Workplace: A Three Part Series This three part series for Teens, Young Adults and their Caregivers. SESSION ONE is on RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (learn about legal rights and accommodations) and will take place on October 6th, 2015. SESSION TWO is on THE ART OF ADVOCACY: […]

GO FOR THE GOLD – CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

FRIENDS PLEASE REMEMBER THAT SEPTEMBER IS CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS BECOME ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH SECONDARY ILLNESSES  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT EACH DAY PARENTS ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF THEIR CHILD AS A RESULT OF CANCER. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT PEDIATRIC CANCER IS THE #1 DISEASE RELATED KILLER OF KIDS […]

EMILY’S RAINBOW RUN and Family Walk – April 19th

YOU ARE INVITED TO EMILY’S RAINBOW RUN and Family Walk In honor of the Memory of our friend Emily Lewis  The event will take place Sunday, April 19th, 2015 Westlake High School Westlake, Ohio 44145 4 MILE TIME RACE starts at 8 am 2 MILE RUN/WALK starts at 8:05 am Kids Run starts approximately at […]

New Cancer Publication Supported by SGAYA Cancer Fund

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT RESEARCHERS IN HUANG LAB AT THE CASE MEDICAL SCHOOL HAVE PUBLISHED AN ARTICLE TITLED “FOCAL TRANSIENT CNS VESSEL LEAK PROVIDES A TISSUE NICHE FOR SEQUENTIAL IMMUNE CELL ACCUMULATION DURING THE ASYMPTOMATIC PHASE OF EAE INDUCTION.” Two of our Scholarship recipients, Dr. David Askew and Robert Purgert, assisted in the […]

Breast Cancer Research Fundraiser

Did you know that Breast Cancer affects Young Adult Women?  Did you know that Breast Cancer in Young Adult Women tends to more aggressive that in any other age group? Did you know that there are more Young Adult Women being diagnosed with Breast Cancer than at another time in our history? If you find […]

Cleveland: what a great place!

Hi folks, As I sit here watching Neptune dump another 6 inches of snow, I remember a time when Steve was in the hospital during a mega February snow storm. Harry was supposed to stay the night and I was going home…however, the weather was so incredibly awful, I just decided to remain safe in […]