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 […]

Your Impact on #GivingTuesday

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It’s #GivingTuesday! Please help The SAMFund raise funds for even more grants in 2014, so that young adult survivors of cancer can not only survive, but move forward. “There are few available resources to help young adults after having your life flipped upside down by cancer. I was 25 when I was diagnosed, and I […]

College Beyond Cancer: Guest blog by Lisa Eatough

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We’re thrilled to welcome Lisa Eatough, founder of College Beyond Cancer, as this week’s guest blogger. You may recognize her name from our recent Webinar, “Undergraduate Tuition Assistance” (archived on our website for anyone who didn’t get to listen!).  She has created a way for students who are cancer survivors to raise funds for their […]

Survivorship: There’s An App for That!

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Recently, we were pleasantly surprised to find an iTunes application for AYA Survivorship and wanted to know more about how it came to be available. So, we tracked down one of the designers, Deborah Vollmer Dahlke, chair of the Cancer Alliance of Texas and doctoral student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School […]

The SAMFund is Turning 10!

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Spring is here and so is The SAMFund’s tenth anniversary! Ten years ago, Sam had an idea that young adult (YA) survivors of cancer needed somewhere to turn when the financial impact of cancer made it impossible to move forward, even with cancer treatment behind them. As a two- time cancer survivor herself, she understood the […]

Survivorship! Healthy Eating on a Budget

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We are thrilled to have a guest blog post from our friend Arielle J Fierman, a Board Certified Health Coach at Bewellwitharielle.com. Arielle is an expert on “healthifying” recipes and promoting wellness as a lifestyle. She leads nutrition lectures, cooking classes and supermarket tours around New York City, full of kale and quinoa, and free […]