December 2017 Dear friends, The 1992 holiday season found us at our lowest point . Kristen’s illness had grown much worse. We had yet to understand that we were trying to stop a locomotive with our bare hands. By the first week of January 1993, about all we knew was an urgent need to keep […]
The LA Times recently published an article by liposarcoma specialist Dr. William W Tseng. In it, he speaks about what drives those who specialize in treating and researching “orphan diseases” such as sarcoma. Click HERE to read more.
We are excited to let you know the Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team for Cycle for Survival on Sunday February 12th at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Ilyse and Paul Lesser, Nina Mohr and Tristine Skyler. Last year we raised over $20,000 and this year we are […]
This short video interview with Dr. George Demetri reaffirms why our work with sarcoma is so significant in understanding and ultimately conquering other cancer types: http://bit.ly/29Owmua
We are so happy to share that the The Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team again for Cycle for Survival on February 21st at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Ilyse, Paul, and Courtney Lesser, James and Katie Dunning, Ryan and Lauren Fisher, and Tristine Skyler. Last year we raised over $10,000 and this year we are […]
The Kristen Ann Carr Fund is honored to have been selected as one of the three benefitting charities for “A Night of Giving Back” hosted by Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge. KACF was selected in memory of our mutual dear friend and long-time KACF supporter, Steve Gelobter, who passed away on Sunday, November 1st. Steve […]
We are excited to let you know the The Kristen Ann Carr Fund will be riding as a team for Cycle for Survival on March 1st at Equinox in Greenwich, CT. We have 16 people riding including Rishon Blumberg, Ilyse and Paul Lesser and Tristine Skyler. The rumor on Facebook is that Rishon has posted that he will even […]
The Globe and Mail covered a story recently on Mayor Rob Ford’s recent liposarcoma tumor diagnosis. The article takes a deeper dive into liposarcoma, using this graph to clarify just how rare liposarcoma is compare to various other types of cancers. Click HERE to read more.
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 […]
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 […]