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GET THE PURE BARRE (L)EDGE AND SUPPORT AYA CANCER

HI FRIENDS! LORI STANDON, OWNER OF PURE BARRE AVON/WESTLAKE AND ROCKY RIVER, OHIO IS DEMONSTRATING HER SUPPORT OF  THE STEVEN G AYA CANCER RESEARCH FUND BY DESIGNATING US AS CHARITY OF THE MONTH FOR JANUARY, 2014.  YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THE WORKOUT OF YOUR LIFE AND SUPPORT AYA CANCER RESEARCH, AWARENESS AND EDUCATION. […]

Christmas: Giving Thanks and Remembering

I tend to get a little weepy during the Christmas Holidays and it’s not because of the need to make everything “all shiny and bright”. I thank God everyday for the health of my husband and children. Each day is a Blessing. I also, however, become nostalgic for my relatives and friends who have gone […]

Research! Research! Research! = $$$$$$

This blog reviews the recently passed Kids First Research Act of 2013 and the impact of limited research dollars on places like Huang lab.   The Kids First Research Act of 2013 (H.R. 2019) Description: The presidential candidates do not use the funds set aside from the income tax option because they find it to […]

Angie’s guest post at Cancer Knowledge Network

SAVE THE DATE: Take a BITE Out Of Cancer Fundraiser – JANUARY 25, 2014

Hello Friends of the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund Just a friendly reminder that our Annual AYA Cancer Fundraiser – TAKE A BITE OUT OF CANCER!!! – is scheduled for Saturday, January 25th, 2014  7 pm – 11:30 pm. The event will take place at the St. Demetrios Cultural Center 22909 Center Ridge Road […]

Cleveland Hosted Critical Mass : SGAYA Fund Awards Six Researchers!!!

The Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund participated in the Critical Mass: YA Cancer Alliance conference last week. The Critical Mass Conference was held here in Cleveland, Ohio at the Renaissance Hotel. All the participants were pleased and impressed by our fine city…and frankly Cleveland you should give yourselves a pat on the back!!! Yes […]

Our Research Dollars In Action – Update From Grant Recipient Dr. David Askew

Dear Friends, We are gratified to provide an update from Grant Recipient Dr. David Askew (Research Accomplishments for 2012-2013).  Dr. Askew is a member of the Huang Lab at Case Medical School (http://www.huanglab.com/ ). Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult  (PAYA) Cancer Research is costly and very time consuming. A dedicated PAYA Cancer Researcher, like Dr. Askew, often […]

The Village Project: A Mission to Serve

  Life is never the same when you or a family member is diagnosed with cancer. Although people are affected differently by a cancer diagnoses it is fair to say that the common theme is feeling enormous stress and anxiety. Stress and anxiety permeates all aspects of one’s life: such as work, home life, career and […]

LATEST UPDATE: HONOR AND SERVICE

  This year McGladry LLP of Cleveland, Ohio selected the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund as one of their Charities. The months of September and October will be filled with opportunities to raise money and awareness about AYA Cancer. We thank McGladry LLP for their generosity and belief in the Steven G AYA Cancer […]

What’s New? Or…Wow summer is almost over and…..

June was a busy month in the world of PAYA Cancer Advocacy Work. I joined fellow PAYA Cancer Stakeholders  (parents, survivors, doctors, lawyers, and social workers) from all over the country to walk on Washington DC for Childhood Cancer Action Day. We visited our State Legislators to encourage them to support  (1) The Caroline Pryce […]