Sarcoma Cancer is a rare disease, often misdiagnosed, often afflicting children and young adults.
The Karen Wyckoff Sarcoma Foundation is dedicated to Sarcoma Cancer research, support and education...and the fight to find a cure.

Welcome to Rein in Sarcoma

Though Sarcomas are rare, you are not alone in your battle against the disease. The Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation provides news, resources, and a way to connect to others with the disease. Since our inception in 2001, Rein In Sarcoma has had the opportunity to serve many individuals who, like you, have waged a personal war against this disease.

To learn more our mission, click on our video below.

For more background information about RIS, click here.

We thank you for the privilege of assisting you on your personal sarcoma journey.

  • Our Mission
  • Karen's Story
  • Contact Us
  • Patient and Family Support Programs
  • Coping with Cancer
  • Sarcoma Survivor Stories
  • Understanding Sarcoma Cancers
  • Local and National Resources
  • Sarcoma Patient Starter Notebook
  • For newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients
  • Understanding Sarcoma Cancers
  • Lumps & Bumps
  • Red Flags of Sarcoma Cancer
  • Educating the public and medical profession about the warning signs of sarcoma Cancers


  • Why support to Rein in Sarcoma?
  • Ways to Give
  • Named Tribute and Memorial Funds
  • Plan your own Fundraiser to Benefit Rein in Sarcoma

Who we are

  • Our Mission
  • Karen's Story
  • Contact Us

2013 "Party in the Park" set for July 22

The 12th Rein in Sarcoma "Party in the Park", will be held on Monday evening, July 23rd  at St. Paul's Cafesjian Carousel and Como Park Visitor Center.  The Picnic Pavilion and the Visitor center have been reserved and RIS leadership and Committee work is underway under the leadership of our new event chair, Christin Garcia. Join us in making our 2012 "Party" our best ever. Read More....

2012 Mud Dogs Complete "Snowless Ride" for RIS!-Update

Mud Dog 2012 Riders Complete Ride2012 Mud Dogs Ride without Snow

3rd Annual RIS Mini Medical School Convenes Feb 4

On Saturday February 4th, Dean for a Day, Dr. Kathryn Dusenbery, will convene the 2012 class for the Third Annual “Rein in Sarcoma” Mini-Medical School at the University of Minnesota. The all star faculty will include of Dean Dusenbery, and other key members of the U of M Sarcoma team. All you need to receive an invitation to the 2012 RIS Sarcoma Mini Medical School is make tax deductible donation to Rein in Sarcoma in any amount in 2011. Read More...

RIS Fall Garage Sale- This Thursday and Friday, September 22 - 23

Shoreview, Garage SaleRIS Garage Sale  -  Great Items, Great Value! Greatest Cause!

Our sixth annual Rein in Sarcoma Garage sale will be this Thursday and Friday, September 22nd and 23rd at 3312 Richmond Avenue in Shoreview.