Why I Unmasque

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As part of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness week, we are thrilled to feature committee member Jenna Bragg on today’s blog! Below, Jenna shares what Unmasque Cancer means to her, and why being on this year’s planning committee is so personal.  Three weeks to go until we Unmasque Cancer in Los Angeles! On Saturday, April 29, […]

Why I Unmasque

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Cancer affects us all. Please join us at the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer event, to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29, 2017, as we celebrate the power of community and remind those dealing with cancer that they are never alone. Even if you’re not in the LA area, you can still be part […]

Why I Unmasque

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This is the second in a series of posts from our Unmasque committee, nominees and supporters about the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer event, to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  We are thrilled to be at The Mark this year,  located right in the heart of Los Angeles.  We have a strong […]

Why I Unmasque

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By Tarrah Curtis We are excited to host the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer event in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29, 2017. SAVE THE DATE! This year, we are thrilled to be at The Mark for Events, located right in the heart of Los Angeles. We have a strong and active committee of Samfund volunteers, […]

Retreat Reflections: Connecting a Community

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Last weekend, we welcomed 25 of our Sambassadors to Chicago for our first-ever retreat. All five staff members and three of our Board members were there. Based on our individual interactions with everyone and the amount of time and thought we put into the agenda, we had high hopes that the weekend would be special. […]

Second Opinion: Jeannine Walston Talks Integrative Cancer Care

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Second Opinion features interviews and perspectives from our partners in the cancer community. This week we talked with Jeannine Walston. Jeannine is a cancer survivor, writer, advocate, consultant, cancer coach, and speaker. After reading her article entitled “New Results About Cancer Related Financial Problems” in CURE Today magazine, we were excited to connect with her […]

Dana Farber ‘s 11th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference – March 29th

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On March 29th, the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber (YAP@DFCI) hosts its 11th annual conference focused on the the unique circumstances related to lifestyle, work, school, family life, and emotional development that young adults face when living with cancer.  This FREE one-day event in Boston includes an opening keynote by Tara Shuman, a YA who […]